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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Cornelia Otis Skinner  

Pen Name: None

Genre: Fiction

Audience: Adult;

Born: 1901 in Chicago, Illinois

-- Cornelia Otis Skinner on WorldCat --

Illinois Connection

Cornelia was born in Chicago.

Biographical and Professional Information

Cornelia was an actress, monologist and writer.

Published Works Expand for more information

Titles At Your Library

Nuts in May

Dodd, Mead. 1950

Black-and-white illustrations. Most of book was originally published in New Yorker Magazine.

The Ape in Me

Houghton Mifflin. 1959

Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1959. 1st Edition, Hardbound, 8.25 inches tall, 172 pages. Illustrated endpapers. Dust jacket art and interior illustrations by alajalov. "In twelve delightful sketches, Cornelia Otis Skinner gibes happily, and with the verve familiar to all her readers, at the idiosyncrasies of life, both private and public."

Elegant Wits and Grand Horizontals
ISBN: 9997549872

Houghton Mifflin Co. 1962

Elegant Wits And Grand Horizontals by Skinner, Cornelia Otis

Life With Lindsay and Crouse
ISBN: 0395245117

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. 1976

A biography of the playwright team