Fame and Obscurity

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Fame and Obscurity
Author Gay Talese
Country United States
Language English
Subject Biographies
Genre Non-fiction
Publisher Doubleday
Publication date
1970
Media type Print (Hardback & Paperback)

Fame and Obscurity: A Book About New York, a Bridge, and Celebrities on the Edge was a 1970 book by Gay Talese. The book was a collection of many of Talese's works for Esquire about New York City, and also includes his most famous celebrity profiles: "Joe Louis: The King as a Middle-aged Man", "Frank Sinatra Has a Cold" and "The Silent Season of a Hero".