Oct 21, 2021 • 5M

Amanuensis - Part IV, Chapter 25


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Part IV, Chapter 25


I took the first notes of dictation from a ladder-back chair at the foot of Mank’s bed—working efficiently, if not clairvoyantly as promised by Uncle J.  Despite my feelings, I was in awe of Mankiewicz from the very beginning.  The words flowed easily past his bad …

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