Little Kitten – Dorothy Parker’s Resume (Died 7th June, 1967)

NPR – How Dorothy Parker Came To Rest In Baltimore: The writer, poet and critic Dorothy Parker was technically not a native New Yorker; she was born at her family’s beach cottage in New Jersey. But she always considered New York City to be her beloved hometown. It’s where she grew up, where she struggled during her early days as a writer, where she became famous, and where she died of a heart attack at the age of 73.

Today, her ashes can be found not in New York, but in Baltimore at the headquarters of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, which is located on the outskirts of the city and surrounded by a corporate office park.

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  • http://givingnottaking.wordpress.com/ andrew

    I have always loved quotes and top of my list has been this marvellous lady Dorothy Parker, I have a biography written by Marion Meade from 1988 about Dorothy Parker’s life and it’s a favourite book of mine it gives a good insight into her life and work as apparently Dorothy left no correspondence, manuscripts, memorabilia or private papers after her death. Wondering if the video is from a new release film,I have a recollection of a film going back a few years which would be good to revisit.

    By the time you swear you’re his,
    Shivering and sighing,
    And he vows his passion is
    Infinite, undying-
    Lady,make a note of this:
    One of you is lying.


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