By Edna Ferber
Rather than simply an autobiography, A form of Magic serves as a chronicle of yank heritage from 1939-1963 in the course of the eyes of a hugely expert and delicate observer. keen on the fantastic arts, Ferber deals intimate glimpses into the personalities of performers from James Dean to George S. Kaufman, and is going directly to percentage her uncanny knack for having been regularly the place the scoop of the day was once breaking. She was once in Washington the day President Roosevelt died, in London whilst the eighth Air strength introduced its first long-range sunlight raids, at Buchenwald and Nordhausen presently after their liberation, and—more happily—in Paris on V.E. Day and in long island on V.J. Day. In those pages she recaptures that black-and-white madness of that struggle and all wars, in addition to the stifling, post-war complecency which gripped the USA on the time.
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