The House Of Harper: The Making of a Modern Publisher by Eugene Exman

The House Of Harper: The Making of a Modern Publisher

byEugene Exman

Paperback | March 9, 2010

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An updated edition of this definitive history of Harper—a fascinating look into the history of American letters from the unique perspective of one of the country’s most distinguished and enduring publishers—now with a new introduction that brings the book up to the present day. From Moby Dick to Huckleberry Finn—but not Alice in Wonderland, which was rejected—The House of Harper is a sweeping trip through American letters, offering anecdotes and stories about authors from Charles Dickens, Herman Melville, and Mark Twain to Thomas Wolfe, Aldous Huxley, and Edna St. Vincent Millay.

About The Author

Eugene Exman was editor-manager of Harper's religious book department. He was made a member of the firm's board of directors in 1944, a vice president in 1955, and retired in 1965 after thirty-five years with the company. Exman is also the author ofThe Brothers Harperand wrote the text for the photography bookThe World of Albert Schwei...

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Title:The House Of Harper: The Making of a Modern PublisherFormat:PaperbackDimensions:352 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.88 inPublished:March 9, 2010Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0061936669

ISBN - 13:9780061936661

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