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Alva Johnston

Alva Johnston (1888-1950) wrote for many newspapers and periodicals, including The New York Times and The New Yorker, in which these profiles first appeared. He was awarded a Pulitzer Prize in 1922 for his reporting.

Books by the Author

The Legendary Mizners
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The Legendary Mizners

Alva Johnston; Illustrated by Reginald Marsh
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Farrar, Straus and Giroux

The real-life adventures of Addison and Wilson Mizner, the subjects of the Stephen Sondheim musical Gold!

Alva Johnston's joint biography of Addison and Wilson Mizner is a delightful...

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