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The New York times complete manual of home repair
Gladstone, Bernard.
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
-- New York : Times Books, [1978]

[1978] c1966
Physical Description:
x, 438 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
General Note:
Edition for 1976 published under title: The New York times new complete guide to home repair.

Includes index.
Added Uniform Title:
New York times.
Format :

On Order


Author Notes

Columnist Bernard Gladstone was born in Brooklyn, New York on Nov. 26, 1921. At the age of 16, he wrote his first article for Popular Science. During World War II, he served in the Army Air Corps in England. After the war, he formed his own paint contracting and retail business in Long Island, New York. In 1955, he became a freelance columnist for The New York Times. He became a copy editor in 1970 and eventually edited the paper's home-improvement coverage until his retirement in 1987. He continued to write columns for The New York Times Syndicate until 1991. He also wrote over 20 home repair books including The Complete Manual of Home Repair (1969). He died on January 29, 2009 at the age of 87.

(Bowker Author Biography)