Plimpton, George (Ames)
PLIMPTON, George (Ames)
PLIMPTON, George (Ames). American, b. 1927. Genres: Children's fiction, History, Literary criticism and history, Sports/Fitness, Autobiography/ Memoirs, Biography, Humor/Satire, Young adult fiction. Career: Principal Ed., Paris Review, 1953-. Contributor Ed., Sports Illustrated mag., NYC, 1967-. Instructor, Barnard College, NYC, 1959-61; Advisor on John F. Kennedy Oral History Project. Publications: The Rabbit's Umbrella (juvenile), 1955; (ed.) Writers at Work: The Paris Review Interviews, 1957-; Out of My League, 1961; Paper Lion, 1966; The Bogey Man, 1968; (co-ed.) The American Literary Anthology, 3 vols, 1968-70; (ed. with J. Stein) American Journey: The Life and Times of Robert Kennedy, 1970; (with A. Karras and J. Gordy) Mad Ducks and Bears, 1973; One for the Record: The Inside Story of Hank Aaron's Chase for the Home-Run Record, 1974; One More July, 1976; Shadow Box, 1976; (with N. Leifer) Sports!, 1978; (with J. Stein) Edie: An American Biography, 1982; (with A. Roth) A Sports Bestiary, 1982; (ed.) D.V.: The Memoirs of Diana Vreeland, 1984; Fireworks: A History and Celebration, 1984; Open Net, 1985; Curious Case of Sidd Finch, 1987; The Writer's Chapbook, 1989; (ed.) The Paris Review Anthology, 1989; (ed.) Poets at Work: The Paris Review Interviews, 1989; (ed.) Women Writers at Work: The Paris Review Interviews, 1989; The X-Factor, 1990; The Best of Plimpton, 1990; (ed.) The Norton Book of Sports, 1992; (with J.K. Smith) Chronicles of Courage: Very Special Artists, 1993; Truman Capote, 1997; (ed.) Playwrights at Work: The Paris Review, 2000; (ed.) Home Run, 2000; Pet Peeves, 2000. Died 2003.