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Poems in Praise of Practically Nothing

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Title:Poems in Praise of Practically Nothing
Hoffenstein, Samuel   
Published:   1928
Publisher:Horace Liveright
Tags:fiction, poetry
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Pages:128 Info

Author Bio for Hoffenstein, Samuel

Samuel “Sam” Hoffenstein

Born October 8, 1890 in Russia

Died October 6, 1947 in Los Angeles (of a heart attack)

He emigrated as a child to the United States and became a newspaper writer, drama critic, and composer in New York City. He moved to Los Angeles in 1931 where he worked on the scripts for movies, such as Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1931), The Wizard of Oz (1939), and Laura (1944). He also worked with Cole Porter on the musical score for the stage production of Gay Divorce (1934) which became the Fred Astaire/Ginger Rogers musical Gay Divorcee (1934).

Poems in Praise of Practically Nothing (1928), as per wiki, contained material previously published in the New York World, the New York Tribune, Vanity Fair, the D. A. C. News, and Snappy Stories."--Wikipedia and IMDB.

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