The Accidental Life: An Editor's Notes on Writing and Writers

The Accidental Life

An Editor's Notes on Writing and Writers

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ISBN10: 1101970510 ISBN13: 9781101970515 Publisher: Vintage Books Published: Jul 11 2017 Pages: 368 Weight: 0.80lbs. Height: 8.50" Width: 5.25" Depth: 0.75" Language: English

Publisher's Comments

A celebration of the writing and editing life, as well as a look behind the scenes at some of the most influential magazines in America (and the writers who made them what they are). You might not know Terry McDonell, but you certainly know his work. Among the magazines he has top-edited: Outside, Rolling Stone, Esquire, and Sports Illustrated. In this revealing memoir, McDonell talks about what really happens when editors and writers work with deadlines ticking (or drinks on the bar). His stories about the people and personalities he’s known are both heartbreaking and bitingly funny—playing “acid golf

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