Max Perkins

This outstanding biography, a winner of the National Book Award, is the first to explore the fascinating life of this editor extraordinaire in both professional and personal domains.

Max Perkins

Author: A. Scott Berg

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 147113010X

Page: 496

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The talents Maxwell Perkins nurtured were known worldwide: F. Scott Fitzgerald, Ernest Hemingway, Thomas Wolfe among numerous others. But the man himself remained a mystery, a backstage presence who served these authors not only as editor but as critic, career manager, moneylender, psychoanalyst, confessor and friend. This outstanding biography, a winner of the National Book Award, is the first to explore the fascinating life of this editor extraordinaire in both professional and personal domains. It tells not only of Perkins' stormy marriage and secret twenty-five-year romance with Elizabeth Lemmon, but also of his intensely intimate relationships with the leading literary lights of the twentieth century.

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The relationships between legendary Scribner's editor Maxwell Perkins and three of his most important authors--Ernest Hemingway, F. Scott Fitzgerald, and Thomas Wolfe--are captured in a remarkable series of more than two hundred letters that speak out on such topics as the art of writing, editing, publishing, personal rivalries, and more.
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As Ever Yours
Language: en
Pages: 290
Authors: Maxwell Evarts Perkins, Elizabeth Lemmon, Rodger L. Tarr
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2003 - Publisher: Penn State Press

First time publications of letters from 25-year correspondence between famed Charles Scribner's Sons editor Max Perkins and Virginia socialite Elizabeth Lemmon.
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Language: en
Pages: 340
Authors: Thomas Wolfe, Maxwell Evarts Perkins
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2000 - Publisher: Univ of South Carolina Press

The relationship between Thomas Wolfe and his editor, Maxwell Perkins has been the subject of guesswork and anecdote for 70 years. Scholars have debated Wolfe's dependence on his editor. This volume of 251 letters should clarify the relationship and set the record straight.