NOW AND THEN by Emily Kimbrough


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Miss Kimbrough holding forth at Schraffts again, and for her following, who may have by this time switched from rum fizz to sherry, she's good company as she talks of many things. There are tales about her twin daughters, from that double-visioned image of the world cast by twinhood to an early mumps spectacular; family stories with generation-spanning tag lines; and Emily's own childhood recollections. Miss Kimbrough also reminisces about her first theatrical experience in one of Margaret Anglin's Greek productions; an exuberant hymn-singing ride with Grandfather after some innocent whiskey with the Governor of Indiana; good old days at Bryn Mawr; and she swaps stories with Cornelia, Kit and other cronies. Now and then, here and there, this and that, for pleasant matronly indulgence.

Pub Date: Nov. 8th, 1972
Publisher: Harper & Row