A Roomful of Hovings and Other Profiles

by John McPhee

Hardcover, 1968

Status

Available

Publication

Farrar Straus & Giroux, (1969)

Description

Profiles include: Thomas P. F. Hoving, art historian, sometime political influence, former floorwalker; the late Euell Gibbons, famous forager of edible wild plants and author of Stalking the Wild Asparagus; Carroll Brewster of the intrepid team of M.I.T. Fellows, in the Sudan; Robert Twynam, tender of the lawn at Wimbledon; and Temple Fielding, mercurial and influential author of the popular travel guides to Europe.

Language

Original language

English

Local notes

Includes profile of past MoMA director Thomas P. F. Hoving. Non-circulating.
Page: 0.1303 seconds