Author:Suzanne Muchnic (b. 1940)

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Odd Man In: Norton Simon and the Pursuit of Culture

By: Suzanne Muchnic (b. 1940)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Berkeley, etc., University of California Press,: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: MB718-025

Condition: Used: Very Good


FIRST EDITION, second printing. 8vo. 9 1/2 x 6 1/4 inches. xvi, (314) pp. Plates, notes, index; text clean, unmarked. Quarter cloth, paper over boards, dust-jacket; binding square and tight. Very Good. Specializing in turning around lagging companies (Hunt Foods was the first), Norton Simon built a fortune which he turned towards art collecting. Suzanne Muchnic's biography also encompasses a thoughtful overview of Los Angeles culture in the postwar years. Suzanne Muchnic... View more info