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Books  >>  Biography

Gardner Botsford

A Life Of Privilege, Mostly

Gardner Botsford A Life Of Privilege Mostly
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Biographical note:

Born in 1917, Gardner Botsford was a distinguished editor at The New Yorker from the late 1940s, following his military service in W.W. II, until his retirement in 1982.

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Gardner Botsford tells the fascinating and humorous story of his W.W. II experiences, from his assignment to the infantry due to a paperwork error to a fearful trans-Atlantic crossing on the Queen Mary, to landing under heavy fire on Omaha Beach and the Liberation of Paris. After the war, he began a distinguished literary career as a long-time editor at the New Yorker, and chronicles the magazine’s rise and influence on postwar American culture with wit and grace.

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