A Child of the Century

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Product Details

Price
$25.00
Publisher
Yale University Press
Publish Date
Pages
680
Dimensions
5.5 X 1.6 X 8.4 inches | 1.75 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780300251791

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About the Author

Ben Hecht (1893-1964) was an American screenwriter (Scarface, The Front Page, Notorious), reporter, playwright, journalist, and novelist. According to Pauline Kael, he was "the greatest American screenwriter." David Denby is the author of Great Books, American Sucker, Snark, and Do the Movies Have a Future? He has been a staff writer and film critic at The New Yorker since 1998.

Reviews

"His manners are not always nice, but then nice manners do not always make interesting autobiographies, and this autobiography has the merit of being intensely interesting."--Saul Bellow, New York Times