Fame and Obscurity

Fame and Obscurity

By Gay Talese

Ivy Books, Paperback, 9780345467232, 352pp.

Publication Date: May 13, 2003

"Fascinating . . . Poignant." The Wall Street Journal
In this extraordinary work of insight and interviews, bestselling author Gay Talese shares with us the lives of those we don't know and those we might wish we did: Frank Sinatra, Joe DiMaggio, Manhattan mobsters, Bowery bums, and many others -- fascinating men and women who define our country's spirit and lead us to an understanding of ourselves as a nation.

"From the Paperback edition.

About the Author
A former reporter for the New York Times, Gay Talese is a bestselling author who has written eleven books. He lives in New York City.