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Dorothy West ☆ 2 CharactersIration Onassis at the time ust happened to be an editor at Doubleday When Onassis learned of a decades old manuscript
that had been laid aside she urged West to pickhad been laid she urged West to pick up work again West later dedicated this book To the memory of my editor Jacueline Kennedy Onassis Though there was never such a mismatched pair in appearance we were perfect partners The authors selected from the Gazette columns that West wrote over the three decades those on people events and nature seemed to have the greatest historic artistic or philosophical import. ,
Fledgling literary movement that would evolve into the Harlem Renaissance She circulated among what in essence was the black literary royalty of her
times of which she was a signal member By the mid 1940s West which she was a signal By the mid 1940s West returned to Massachusetts to Martha's Vineyard She began to write a column for the local paper about the comings and goings of island residents and visitors It was her column in the Gazette that drew the attention of former First Lady Jacueline Kennedy Onassis who on one of her island visits met the author and expressed her adm. ,
This book is a compilationof selected stories essays and reminiscences that dorothyselected stories essays and reminiscences that Dorothy wrote for the Vineyard Gazette from the 1960s to the early 1990s In these entries West retraces life on the island as she experienced it from 1908 when she was an infant to 1993 when she wrote her final column Born in 1907 in Boston Dorothy West went on to develop into a prize winning author by the time she was in her teens The 1926 award she received in New York and the lure of the city itself inspired West to leave Boston and Join What Was Then what was then .