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What_Fresh_Hell_is_This.jpgShe was know for her outrageous one-liners, her ruthless theater criticism, her clever verses and bittersweet stories, but there was another side to Dorothy Parker - a private life set on a course of destruction. She suffered through two divorces, a string of painful affairs, a lifelong problem with alcohol, and several suicide attempts.

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Ich habe diese Dorothy-Parker-Biografie jetzt abgebrochen, ich komm da einfach nicht weiter. 150 Seiten in 10 Tagen, das sagt eh schon alles. Man erfährt ja im Grunde nichts über die Person Parker, also ihre Gedanken und Emotionen, das nicht aus ihren Werken hervorginge. Man erfähr... | ... weiterlesen

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but why do people still care about a five-foot depressed, alcoholic, wisecracking nineteenth-century New Yorker who took wicked pleasure in making fun of just about everything? Presumabla it's becaude discretion was never her forte.

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