GEORGE PLIMPTON - TYPESCRIPT SIGNED - HFSID 185812
GEORGE PLIMPTON He signs this typescript from the beginning of his book, Paper Lion (1966) Typescript signed: "George Plimpton" in blue ink, 1p, 8½x11.
Sale Price $170.00
GEORGE PLIMPTON He signs this typescript from the beginning of his book, Paper Lion (1966) Typescript signed: "George Plimpton" in blue ink, 1p, 8½x11. From the opening of his 1966 book, Paper Lion, which recounts his experiences as a "last-string quarterback" in an exhibition game with the Detroit Lions. George Plimpton (1927-2003) believed in participatory journalism. Seeking to improve his understanding of the subjects he reported on, Plimpton boxed heavyweight champion Archie Moore, played quarterback (briefly) for the Detroit Lions, pitched to major league hitters, entered golf tournaments, and even played percussion instruments with the New York Philharmonic. Plimpton also helped create The Paris Review (1953), and remained its editor-in-chief until his death. Fine condition.
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