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The Socialite Who Killed A Nazi with Her Bare Hands and 143 Other Fascinating People Who Died This Past Year: The Best of the New York Times Obituaries
 
 
Author
William McDonald, ed. Tom Rachman, foreword.
Publisher Workman  
Format paperback
Product Dimensions 8 x 6 x 1 inches
ISBN 9780761170877
Pages/Publication Date 385/2012
Daedalus Item Code 38268
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A Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist as well as the obituaries editor at the Times since 2006, William McDonald knows a good story when he hears it, especially if it already has an ending. Here he collects the obituaries of 144 people who died in the 12 months ending July 31, 2012—a widely varied roster whose one common virtue is that their life stories are fascinating. Apple cofounder Steve Jobs was reunited in his 30s with a sister he never knew; poet Ruth Stone was virtually anonymous until, at 87, she won the National Book Award; Arch West invented the Dorito and a new snack industry; and New Zealand socialite Nancy Wake joined the French Resistance in World War II and was awarded the Legion of Honor.
 
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