McIntyre, Alice T.
September 1961
New Yorker;9/2/1961, Vol. 37 Issue 29, p72
The author relates her experience of visiting a notable man at his house. He left a message on his answering machine inviting her to get inside the house while he was taking a shower. She cites the items she found on the man's coffee table including pages of line drawings and the book "The Kafirs of the Hindu-Kush," by Sir George S. Robertson. She describes the outfit worn by the man while he was standing in the doorway comparing him to the portrait of Huckleberry Finn painted by John Singer Sargent.


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