Issue: 19900601

Friday, June 1, 1990
June
6
True
113
Sunday, November 8, 2015
5/10/2018 12:27:24 PM

Articles
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Esquire
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Esquire_19900601_0113_006_0001.xml
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BMW of North America, Inc.: BMW750iL
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BMW of North America, Inc.
BMW750iL
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Esquire_19900601_0113_006_0002.xml
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2
2,3
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ROYAL VIKING LINE
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ROYAL VIKING LINE
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Esquire_19900601_0113_006_0003.xml
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4
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Pioneer Electronics (USA) Inc.
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Pioneer Electronics (USA) Inc.
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Esquire_19900601_0113_006_0004.xml
tableOfContents
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5,6
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Esquire
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Esquire_19900601_0113_006_0005.xml
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7
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Advertisement: Smirnoff
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Smirnoff
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Esquire_19900601_0113_006_0006.xml
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8,9
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JAGUAR
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JAGUAR
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Esquire_19900601_0113_006_0007.xml
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10
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GUCCI
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GUCCI
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Esquire_19900601_0113_006_0008.xml
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11
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SAKS FIFTH AVENUE
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SAKS FIFTH AVENUE
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Esquire_19900601_0113_006_0009.xml
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12
12,13
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SONY: Handycam
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SONY
Handycam
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Esquire_19900601_0113_006_0010.xml
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14
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GARGOYLES
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GARGOYLES
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Esquire_19900601_0113_006_0011.xml
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15
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ANNE KLEIN MEN ACCESSORIES
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ANNE KLEIN MEN ACCESSORIES
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Esquire_19900601_0113_006_0012.xml
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16
16,17
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Mazda Motor of America, Inc.: Mazda Miata
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Mazda Motor of America, Inc.
Mazda Miata
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Esquire_19900601_0113_006_0013.xml
masthead
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18,20
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Esquire
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Esquire_19900601_0113_006_0014.xml
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18
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Ventura Travelware Inc.: Ventura SHUTTLE PARTNER
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Ventura Travelware Inc.
Ventura SHUTTLE PARTNER
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Esquire_19900601_0113_006_0015.xml
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18
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Jean d'Eve
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Jean d'Eve
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Esquire_19900601_0113_006_0016.xml
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19
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Aramis Inc.: Tuscany
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Aramis Inc.
Tuscany
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Esquire_19900601_0113_006_0017.xml
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20
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CAMBRIDGE SOUNDWORKS, INC.
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CAMBRIDGE SOUNDWORKS, INC.
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Esquire_19900601_0113_006_0018.xml
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20
20
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Paramount Communications Co.
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Paramount Communications Co.
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Esquire_19900601_0113_006_0019.xml
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21
21
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Clinique Laboratories, Inc.
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Clinique Laboratories, Inc.
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Esquire_19900601_0113_006_0020.xml
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22
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YAMAHA
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YAMAHA
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Esquire_19900601_0113_006_0021.xml
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23
23
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Hamilton
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Hamilton
Piping Rock Chronograph
Hamilton
Classic Chronograph II
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Esquire_19900601_0113_006_0022.xml
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24
24,25
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Parfums International Ltd. Elizabeth Taylor's Passion for Men
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Parfums International Ltd.
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Esquire_19900601_0113_006_0023.xml
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26
26,27
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Lands’ End, Inc.
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Lands’ End, Inc.
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Esquire_19900601_0113_006_0024.xml
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28
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Jockey International. Inc.
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Jockey International. Inc.
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Esquire_19900601_0113_006_0025.xml
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29
29
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Yves Saint Laurent Parfums Corp.
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Yves Saint Laurent Parfums Corp.
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Esquire_19900601_0113_006_0026.xml
article
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30,31
LETTERS
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The Sound and the Fury
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“Deception” (by Philip Roth, February) is a mishmash of ideas that go astray due to exhausting cuteisms and inane dialogue. The vulgarities appear to have been added to keep the Steel and Collins devotees happy and entertained. Incidentally, if any man’s mistress talked that much and said that little, she’d spend most of her time alone.
Esquire_19900601_0113_006_0027.xml
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30
30,31
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American Honda Motor Co., Inc.
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American Honda Motor Co., Inc.
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Esquire_19900601_0113_006_0028.xml
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32
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CONCORD
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CONCORD
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Esquire_19900601_0113_006_0029.xml
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33
33,33A,33B,33C
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ALFRED SUNG: SUNG HOMME
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ALFRED SUNG
SUNG HOMME
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Esquire_19900601_0113_006_0030.xml
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33D
33D
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Artemide
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Artemide
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Esquire_19900601_0113_006_0031.xml
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34
34,35
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Justerini & Brooks: J&B Scotch Whisky
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Justerini & Brooks
J&B Scotch Whisky
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Esquire_19900601_0113_006_0032.xml
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36
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CROSSINGS
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CROSSINGS
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Esquire_19900601_0113_006_0033.xml
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37
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Halston
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Esquire_19900601_0113_006_0034.xml
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38
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Lacoste
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Esquire_19900601_0113_006_0035.xml
article
39
39,40
Backstage
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This Is Your Wife
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Lee Eisenberg
WE ARE GATHERED together in the sight of our readers to come to grips with the subject of a man’s wife, his partner, the little woman, the missus (for additional terms of endearment, see page 101). Whatever name she goes by, she is there when a man wakes up and she is there when he goes to sleep, and in between, even when she isn’t there, she’s there:
Esquire_19900601_0113_006_0036.xml
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41
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LAUDER
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LAUDER
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Esquire_19900601_0113_006_0037.xml
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42
42,43
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Alfa Romeo: Alfa Romeo 164S
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Alfa Romeo
Alfa Romeo 164S
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Esquire_19900601_0113_006_0038.xml
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44
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SAKS FIFTH AVENUE: RAYMOND WEIL GENEVE
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SAKS FIFTH AVENUE
RAYMOND WEIL GENEVE
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Esquire_19900601_0113_006_0039.xml
article
45
45,46
Man At His Best
MOTORING
Have You Driven a Wartburg Lately?
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Alan Wellikoff
WHAT WITH all those protests in medieval town squares, and subsequent tracer fire from troops loyal to ruling Red elites, much of Eastern Europe’s transformation seemed very foreign to Americans who’d caught it on the Trinitron last winter.
Esquire_19900601_0113_006_0040.xml
article
46
46
Man At His Best
REAL MUSIC
The Greatest Record Ever Made
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Daniel Okrent
ON MARCH 7, 1963, when John Coltrane met with his sidemen and a little-known singer in Rudy Van Gelder’s recording studio in New Jersey, he was the most dominant saxophonist alive. If he hadn’t yet achieved the godlike status he would acquire in death, his profound invention and his technical wizardry had already brought him sainthood.
Esquire_19900601_0113_006_0041.xml
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47
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Panasonic: Panasonic KX-T4000
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Panasonic
Panasonic KX-T4000
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Esquire_19900601_0113_006_0042.xml
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48,49
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GAP
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Esquire_19900601_0113_006_0043.xml
article
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50,52
Man At HIS Best
THE ENLIGHTENED TRAVELER
Guerrillas in Your Midst
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Alison Cook
WATCH the eyebrows arch when you mention you’re headed for Guatemala City; listen to the murmured protests. Too many soldiers, too many guns. Too much heavy political weather. It is true enough. The city’s headlines are blacker of late, nerves more jangled, the endemic political humor even more mordant than usual.
Esquire_19900601_0113_006_0044.xml
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51
51
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Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc.: Celica GT-S
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Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc.
Celica GT-S
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Esquire_19900601_0113_006_0045.xml
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53
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Advertisement: Lagerfeld
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Lagerfeld
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Esquire_19900601_0113_006_0046.xml
article
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54
Man At His Best
LIVING QUARTERS
The Regreening of America
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Phil Patton
THE TELEPHONE in the junk store caught my eye—it was avocado. Price: $25. It was, one might think, the last vestige of the color that, as Margaret Walch of the Color Association of the U.S. puts it, “haunted” the late 1960s and early 1970s. But that phone is a good investment:
Esquire_19900601_0113_006_0047.xml
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55
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Kohler Co.
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Kohler Co.
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Esquire_19900601_0113_006_0048.xml
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56
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Johnnie Walker: Black Label
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Johnnie Walker
Black Label
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Esquire_19900601_0113_006_0049.xml
article
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57
Man At His Best
CLASSICS
The Toupee
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John Berendt
SHORTLY AFTER he was released from a mental asylum in 1959, Governor Earl Long of Louisiana ran for a fourth term. He hooted that his opponent was just a city slicker who wore fancy clothes and a “little old tuppy.” By “tuppy,” Long meant “toupee.”
Esquire_19900601_0113_006_0050.xml
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58,59
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GM: Buick Reatta
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GM
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Esquire_19900601_0113_006_0051.xml
article
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60
Man At His Best
HOUSE HUNTING
A Cape on the Cape
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Paul Schneider
The Place: Cape Cod, of course. In Massachusetts. North side for quiet towns and cold water, south side for the warmwater beach scene. The Architecture: The Cape house first appeared in the early 1700s as a sturdy little shingled— sometimes clapboard—one-story box with a steep-pitched roof to keep out the winter.
Esquire_19900601_0113_006_0052.xml
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61
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WESTIN Resorts
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WESTIN Resorts
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Esquire_19900601_0113_006_0053.xml
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62,63
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Maidstone Wine & Spirits Inc.: Ballantine’s Blended Scotch Whisky
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Maidstone Wine & Spirits Inc.
Ballantine’s Blended Scotch Whisky
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Esquire_19900601_0113_006_0054.xml
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64
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LIBERTY OF LONDON MEN'S FURNISHINGS
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LIBERTY OF LONDON MEN'S FURNISHINGS
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Esquire_19900601_0113_006_0055.xml
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65,66
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Neiman Marcus: BOSS
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Neiman Marcus
BOSS
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Esquire_19900601_0113_006_0056.xml
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66A
66A
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Bausch & Lomb Oral Care Division, Inc.: INTERPLAK
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Bausch & Lomb Oral Care Division, Inc.
INTERPLAK
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Esquire_19900601_0113_006_0057.xml
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66B
66B
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BANANA REPUBLIC
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BANANA REPUBLIC
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Esquire_19900601_0113_006_0058.xml
article
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67,68,69,70
American Journal
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Murder on Mulholland
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Pete Hamill
<p>HIGH UP ON Mulholland Drive at dusk, you suddenly enter the region of melodrama. Monstrous gates are everywhere, all blunt steel or ornamental iron, electronic variations on the medieval portcullis. Some are flanked by stone gatehouses manned by uniformed pistoleros.</p>
Esquire_19900601_0113_006_0059.xml
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68
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Advertisement: ROLLING ROCK
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ROLLING ROCK
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Esquire_19900601_0113_006_0060.xml
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69
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Latrobe Brewing Co.: The Bucket of Rocks
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Latrobe Brewing Co.
The Bucket of Rocks
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Esquire_19900601_0113_006_0061.xml
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70
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Lorus Watches: LORUS SPORTS
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Lorus Watches
LORUS SPORTS
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Esquire_19900601_0113_006_0062.xml
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71,72,73,74
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Wamsutta
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Wamsutta
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Esquire_19900601_0113_006_0063.xml
article
75
75,76
The Sporting Life
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Shark Bites Back
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Mike Lupica
ON THIS DAY, somewhere in the golf world, Curtis Strange is taking personality lessons and Tom Kite is hitting another straight drive. People are trying to figure out what continent Seve Ballesteros is on and Payne Stewart can’t decide which outfit to go with—the 49ers or the Raiders.
Esquire_19900601_0113_006_0064.xml
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77
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REYNOLDS & CO.: BREITLING
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REYNOLDS & CO.
BREITLING
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Esquire_19900601_0113_006_0065.xml
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78
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BRIDGESTONE
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BRIDGESTONE
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Esquire_19900601_0113_006_0066.xml
article
79
79,80,83,84
Active Health
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Inner Peace for Regular Guys
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John Poppy
<p>DWAYNE BUTLER frankly didn’t give a damn when a cardiologist told him that he had blockages of up to 50 percent in the arteries of his heart. “So?” he thought. “They took forty-seven years to get that way. And I’ve got another 50 percent to go.”</p>
Esquire_19900601_0113_006_0067.xml
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81
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Saks Fifth Avenue: ARMANI
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Saks Fifth Avenue
ARMANI
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Esquire_19900601_0113_006_0068.xml
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82,83
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Four Seasons Hotels Ltd.
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Four Seasons Hotels Ltd.
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Esquire_19900601_0113_006_0069.xml
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84
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MORGAN & COMPANY JEWELLERS
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MORGAN & COMPANY JEWELLERS
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Esquire_19900601_0113_006_0070.xml
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85
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General Motors Corporation: Chevrolet Bel Air
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General Motors Corporation
Chevrolet Bel Air
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Esquire_19900601_0113_006_0071.xml
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86
86
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American Eagles
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American Eagles
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Esquire_19900601_0113_006_0072.xml
article
87
87,89
The First Sex
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How I'll End My Life
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Stanley Bing
<p>HERE: THE FIRST BRIGHT, cold orange juice of the morning. The sides of the glass are sweating in the sunlight that is beaming hard and sharp off the deep, abiding green of the golf course. It lies silent and expectant directly outside my patio screen window.</p>
Esquire_19900601_0113_006_0073.xml
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88
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Advertisement: Grolsch
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Grolsch
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Esquire_19900601_0113_006_0074.xml
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90
90,91
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Nissan: Infiniti M30
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Nissan
Infiniti M30
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Esquire_19900601_0113_006_0075.xml
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92
92
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COSMAIR, INC.
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COSMAIR, INC.
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Esquire_19900601_0113_006_0076.xml
article
93
93,94,95
TechnoCulture
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Why Pictures Lie
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Donald R. Katz
I USED TO MARVEL at photographs in glossy outdoors magazines. In particular I studied the ones depicting a hooked fish glistening in the sunlight, above broken water, the powerful form coiled in the precise instant before a fierce and final effort to break free.
Esquire_19900601_0113_006_0077.xml
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94
94,95
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MONSIEUR HENRI WINES, LTD.: STOLICHNAYA
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MONSIEUR HENRI WINES, LTD.
STOLICHNAYA
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Esquire_19900601_0113_006_0078.xml
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96
96
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The Metropolitan Museum of Art
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The Metropolitan Museum of Art
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Esquire_19900601_0113_006_0079.xml
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97
97,98
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Advertisement: Esquire Retail Directory
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Esquire Retail Directory
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Esquire_19900601_0113_006_0080.xml
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99
99,100,100A,100B
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Christian Dior
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Esquire_19900601_0113_006_0081.xml
article
101
101
Features
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THE AMERICAN WIFE
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The little reason for living sweet potato pie old lady the war department helpmeet helpmate mate significant other honey sweetheart cutie pie feets Darth Vader love lumps mi esposa the weaker vessel the mother of my children cupcake sweetface
Esquire_19900601_0113_006_0082.xml
article
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102,103,104,105,106,107,108,110,112,114
Features
HER DAYS
The Last Housewife in America
A profile of the endangered species
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DAVID FINKEL
<p>TO FIND WHERE THE Stewart family lives, start from Cincinnati and work south down the interstate. Even when the sky is starless, it’s easy to find the way. First comes the sign welcoming you to Kentucky. Next comes the city of Covington. Soon comes the town of Florence, which has two exits and a mall.</p>
Esquire_19900601_0113_006_0083.xml
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109
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Philip Morris Inc.: Marlboro
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Philip Morris Inc.
Marlboro
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Esquire_19900601_0113_006_0084.xml
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111
111
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JAMES B. BEAM DISTILLING CO.
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JAMES B. BEAM DISTILLING CO.
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Esquire_19900601_0113_006_0085.xml
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113
113
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Tiffany & Co.
[no value]
Tiffany & Co.
[no value]
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Esquire_19900601_0113_006_0086.xml
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115
115
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TIFFANY & CO.
[no value]
TIFFANY & CO.
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
Esquire_19900601_0113_006_0087.xml
article
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116,117,118,119,120,121,122,123,214,215,216,217,218,219
Features
HER NIGHTS
Betrayed
A story of two wives and many lies
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LISA GRUNWALD
<p>"I SAT DOWN. I WAS THERE FIRST. I had the aisle seat, and I was doing some reading for work, and I glanced up, and he was coming to the seat, and I thought, Hmmm. He sat down and nodded hello, and I just nodded and went back to reading, but I guess I immediately became aware that he was attractive.</p>
Esquire_19900601_0113_006_0088.xml
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120
120,121
[no value]
[no value]
GM Corp.
[no value]
GM Corp.
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
Esquire_19900601_0113_006_0089.xml
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122
122,123
[no value]
[no value]
Chevrolet: Chevy Lumina Coupe
[no value]
Chevrolet
Chevy Lumina Coupe
[no value]
[no value]
Esquire_19900601_0113_006_0090.xml
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124
124
[no value]
[no value]
HEUBLEIN, INC.: CUERVO GOLD
[no value]
HEUBLEIN, INC.
CUERVO GOLD
[no value]
[no value]
Esquire_19900601_0113_006_0091.xml
article
125
125,126,127
Features
FOR BETTER
The 100 Best Wives of All Time
Mothers, daughters, sisters, and wives of Esquire employees are ineligible. The decision of the judges is final. Void where prohibited
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Esquire_19900601_0113_006_0092.xml
article
128
128,129,130,131
Features
FOR WORSE
THE FOUR WIVES OF THE APOCALYPSE
Saturday Night Live’s Nora Dunn as...
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Esquire_19900601_0113_006_0093.xml
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132
132,133
[no value]
[no value]
E. & J. Gallo Winery
[no value]
E. & J. Gallo Winery
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
Esquire_19900601_0113_006_0094.xml
article
134
134,135,136,137,138,139
Features
FOR RICHER
Those Gilded Moments
The Time Georgette Mosbacher Got Some Feedback
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IT WAS GETTING LATE, and the diners at Le Cirque were starting to trickle out. Many of them stopped at Georgette Mosbacher’s table to pay their respects before leaving, their silver-streaked bouffant coifs floating like gentle clouds above their heads. ∎ Georgette held her breath when she saw Estée Lauder rise from a nearby table and move toward her, surrounded by her entourage.
Esquire_19900601_0113_006_0095.xml
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140
140
[no value]
[no value]
Reebok International Ltd.
[no value]
Reebok International Ltd.
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
Esquire_19900601_0113_006_0096.xml
article
141
141
Features
BE PREPARED
THE TWELVE VIRTUES OF THE Perfect Wife
...And why she’d make a damned good Boy Scout
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STANLEY BING
1. She’s trustworthy. Can be depended upon never to humiliate you with all the teeny peccadilloes that, if they became common knowledge, would compel you to jump in front of a milk truck. Perhaps you suck your teeth while reading. Maybe you simply must have warm Jell-O with saltines before retiring.
Esquire_19900601_0113_006_0097.xml
article
142
142,143
ENTER THE MUSE
TO HAVE AND TO HOLD
JOAN DIDION
In praise of the literary wife
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[no value]
JOHN GREGORY DUNNE
WE WERE IN LIKE with each other for a long time before we were in love. Friends for six years but always listening to other voices in other rooms. Being in like gets you through the bad patches when love is strained. But of course we didn’t know that then.
Esquire_19900601_0113_006_0098.xml
article
144
144,145
ENTER THE MUSE
TO HAVE AND TO HOLD
KRISTINA FORD
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[no value]
[no value]
RICHARD FORD
THIS IS SUPPOSED to be about Kristina, I know that, but I just want to say this about me as a way of getting closer to the subject. I’m one of those guys to whom other men—peckish little New York tailor’s-dummy types with bow ties, and big ol’ loud-talking, gin-breath, heavy-armed Delta boys, too—are always saying, “How in the world did a guy like you ever get a woman like this to agree to marry you?”
Esquire_19900601_0113_006_0099.xml
article
146
146,147
ENTER THE MUSE
TO HAVE AND TO HOLD
JANICE STONE
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[no value]
[no value]
ROBERT STONE
EVERY ONE WANTED TO go out with the girls who worked at the Figaro. But the girls who worked at the Figaro, who wore black leotards, barbarian sandals, and Egyptian jewelry, had no time for us. We were hardly older than they were. Like them, we were Americans from Podunk and Canarsie.
Esquire_19900601_0113_006_0100.xml
article
148
148,149,150,151
Features
FASHION
Fashion Tips FOR THE REPEAT OFFENDER
What to wear your second (or third) wedding
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Esquire_19900601_0113_006_0101.xml
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152
152
[no value]
[no value]
Schieffelin & Somerset Co.: Tanqueray Sterling
[no value]
Schieffelin & Somerset Co.
Tanqueray Sterling
[no value]
[no value]
Esquire_19900601_0113_006_0102.xml
article
153
153,154,155,156,157,158,159,160
Features
CARE AND MAINTENANCE
Your Wife: An Owner's Manual
For best husbandly performance, please read these pages thoroughly. Retain for future reference
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[no value]
[no value]
<p>To the untrained eye, the purse of a married woman is a gaping maw into which all manner of important things is fed, and from which no important thing ever returns except keys, and those only after an arduous search that often requires acrobatic skill.</p>
Esquire_19900601_0113_006_0103.xml
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161
161
[no value]
[no value]
Häagen-Dazs
[no value]
Häagen-Dazs
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
Esquire_19900601_0113_006_0104.xml
article
162
162,163,164,165
Features
GIVING
FEAR AND CLOTHING
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[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
Esquire_19900601_0113_006_0105.xml
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166
166,167
[no value]
[no value]
Guerlain
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
Esquire_19900601_0113_006_0106.xml
article
168
168,169,170,172,174,175
Features
ECHOES
Here Lies My Heart
Sometimes the ghost of an ex-wife just won’t let go
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[no value]
WILLIE MORRIS
<p>IT IS A SHRILL AND MISTY MANHATTAN DUSK: autumn 1969. A wan sliver of dying sunlight catches the windows of the skyscrapers. I am standing furtively at a street corner. Soon my wife emerges from a door across the way. No—my ex-wife. We have been divorced a fortnight, though I have yet to acknowledge the reality.</p>
Esquire_19900601_0113_006_0107.xml
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171
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[no value]
CHRYSLER: Chrysler LeBaron
[no value]
CHRYSLER
Chrysler LeBaron
[no value]
[no value]
Esquire_19900601_0113_006_0108.xml
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173
173
[no value]
[no value]
Liz Claiborne, Inc.
[no value]
Liz Claiborne, Inc.
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
Esquire_19900601_0113_006_0109.xml
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174
174,175
[no value]
[no value]
Carillon Importers, Ltd.: BOMBAY GIN
[no value]
Carillon Importers, Ltd.
BOMBAY GIN
[no value]
[no value]
Esquire_19900601_0113_006_0110.xml
article
176
176,177
ESQUIRE RECOMMENDS
[no value]
THE PRINT SHIRT
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Duuuuuuuude! This will be the summer of the groovy shirt—jungle prints and floral prints and what the rag trade is calling “mambo” prints, everything wild and untucked and drapey. Timothy Hutton, seen most recently in the movie Q & A and the Broadway play Prelude to a Kiss, is seen here in a tarot-card-print number.
Esquire_19900601_0113_006_0111.xml
article
178
178,179,180
Features
THE MORNINGS AFTER
The Ultimate Guide to Managing Your Life
(With and without a wife)
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[no value]
PETER NELSON
I BELIEVE A BATHROOM wastebasket should be placed where I can pop a dull razor cartridge directly into it—where it can be used. Or at least I thought I knew this, until, at thirty-six, I got married. My wife feels a bathroom wastebasket should go where it cannot be seen, under the sink.
Esquire_19900601_0113_006_0112.xml
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180
[no value]
[no value]
Artime USA Corporation
[no value]
Artime USA Corporation
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
Esquire_19900601_0113_006_0113.xml
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180
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[no value]
Advertisement: ESQUIRE
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[no value]
ESQUIRE
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Esquire_19900601_0113_006_0114.xml
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181
181
[no value]
[no value]
DDB Needham Worldwide Inc.
[no value]
DDB Needham Worldwide Inc.
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
Esquire_19900601_0113_006_0115.xml
article
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182,183,184,185,186,187,188,190
Features
SPEAK NOW, ETC.
When Peter Met Elysa
HE WAS A LIFELONG BACHELOR. SHE WAS READY TO COMMIT. HE WAS PUNCTUAL. SHE WAS FOREVER LATE. HIS BODY WAS A TEMPLE. HERS WAS A CHIMNEY. HAS THERE EVER BEEN A MARRIAGE BUILT ON LESS?
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PETER GETHERS
<p>I’M THIRTY-SIX YEARS OLD and I’ve never been married. ∎ I’ve written two novels, a book of nonfiction, a TV movie or two, sitcoms out the ol’ wazoo, and several feature films. I co-invented Rotisserie League Baseball and I run a reasonably large and successful publishing company.</p>
Esquire_19900601_0113_006_0116.xml
article
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187
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The Former Mrs. Gethers Replies
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ELYSA LAZAR
I TRIED TO LOVE PETER but soon had to accept that my best efforts were destined to fail. I cajoled, I flirted, I listened, I tried to please, but nothing I could do or say sparked a feeling sufficient to rival the bottomless love he has for himself.
Esquire_19900601_0113_006_0117.xml
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189
[no value]
[no value]
Mitsubishi Motors: MITSUBISHI MONTERO
[no value]
Mitsubishi Motors
MITSUBISHI MONTERO
[no value]
[no value]
Esquire_19900601_0113_006_0118.xml
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191
191
[no value]
[no value]
PUIG: QUORUM
[no value]
PUIG
QUORUM
[no value]
[no value]
Esquire_19900601_0113_006_0119.xml
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192
192
[no value]
[no value]
Super, Natural British Columbia
[no value]
Super, Natural British Columbia
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
Esquire_19900601_0113_006_0120.xml
article
193
193,194,197
The Esquire Express Traveler
[no value]
Memphis
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
PHIL PATTON
<p>How It Got Like This Memphis may be the one town in America where Elvis is never seen anymore. The very hint of a possibility that he might be alive must terrify city fathers. For if he were, what would happen to the 650,000-or-so folk (a number approximately equal to the city’s population) who visit his home each year?</p>
Esquire_19900601_0113_006_0121.xml
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195
[no value]
[no value]
Alamo Rent A Car, Inc.
[no value]
Alamo Rent A Car, Inc.
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
Esquire_19900601_0113_006_0122.xml
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196
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NORWEGIAN CRUISE LINE
[no value]
NORWEGIAN CRUISE LINE
[no value]
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[no value]
Esquire_19900601_0113_006_0123.xml
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198
198
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Bausch & Lomb Incorporated: Ray Ban
[no value]
Bausch & Lomb Incorporated
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
Esquire_19900601_0113_006_0124.xml
article
199
199,200,201,202,203,204,205
FEATURES
[no value]
A Case of Wife Murder
Charles Stuart’s hunger for a new life meant doing something wicked to the one he had
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[no value]
JOHN SEDGWICK
<p>FROM A MARKETING PERSPECTIVE, this murder had just about everything. At its center, it had the white, attractive, middle-class couple so critical for mass appeal. It had the necessary measure of sudden, unseemly violence, not only against a loving wife, but also, and even more disturbing, against an unborn child.</p>
Esquire_19900601_0113_006_0125.xml
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204
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[no value]
National Park Foundation
[no value]
National Park Foundation
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
Esquire_19900601_0113_006_0126.xml
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204
204
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Best Film & Video Corporation: Esquire
[no value]
Best Film & Video Corporation
Esquire
[no value]
[no value]
Esquire_19900601_0113_006_0127.xml
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205
205
[no value]
[no value]
CML Company
[no value]
CML Company
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
Esquire_19900601_0113_006_0128.xml
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205
205
[no value]
[no value]
ICL
[no value]
ICL
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
Esquire_19900601_0113_006_0129.xml
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206
206
[no value]
[no value]
William Grant & Sons, Inc.: Glenfiddich Highland Pure Malt Scotch Whisky
[no value]
William Grant & Sons, Inc.
Glenfiddich Highland Pure Malt Scotch Whisky
[no value]
[no value]
Esquire_19900601_0113_006_0130.xml
article
207
207,208
Features
ONE MAN'S BAND
THE RING OF Truth
To wear one is human; to avoid one, divine
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CARL NAVARRE
WHAT IS one eighth of an inch thick, weighs one ounce, and, if you’re not careful, can your finger, not to mention your marriage, green? ■ It’s your wedding ring, and depending on how you look at it, it’s either the ultimate symbol of your troth or a suffocating chastity belt worn for all the wrong reasons.
Esquire_19900601_0113_006_0131.xml
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209
209
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[no value]
Waterman Pen Company
[no value]
Waterman Pen Company
[no value]
[no value]
[no value]
Esquire_19900601_0113_006_0132.xml
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210
210
[no value]
[no value]
Swank, Inc.
[no value]
Swank, Inc.
[no value]
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Esquire_19900601_0113_006_0133.xml
article
211
211,212
Features
SHE
P.S., I LOVED YOU
A letter from an ex-wife
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[no value]
LARKIN WARREN
THE SUMMER NIGHT you strolled up to our house, dressed in a white linen suit and carrying lilacs you’d lifted from your mother’s yard—that was when I knew that all was lost for love. It was like hearing the metal tumbler fall and drop in a dead-bolt lock, so absolute was my conviction.
Esquire_19900601_0113_006_0134.xml
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213
213
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[no value]
BAUSCH & LOMB: Ray-Ban Sunglasses
[no value]
BAUSCH & LOMB
Ray-Ban Sunglasses
[no value]
[no value]
Esquire_19900601_0113_006_0135.xml
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214
214,215
[no value]
[no value]
Gilbey’s
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Gilbey’s
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[no value]
[no value]
Esquire_19900601_0113_006_0136.xml
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219
219
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[no value]
The Nature Conservancy
[no value]
The Nature Conservancy
[no value]
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[no value]
Esquire_19900601_0113_006_0137.xml
article
220
220
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Credits
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On page 125: Luce: Culver Pictures; Victoria: Culver Pictures; Bonaparte: Giraudon/Art Resource; Kennedy: Dorothy Wilding, London, 1939/The John F. Kennedy Library; Gorbachev: Reuters/Bettmann Newsphotos; Simpson: Culver Pictures.
Esquire_19900601_0113_006_0138.xml
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221
221,222,223
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[no value]
Esquire's Wine and Spirits Sampler
[no value]
[no value]
RONRICO RUM
[no value]
COGNAC HENNESSY
[no value]
[no value]
Esquire_19900601_0113_006_0139.xml
article
224
224
A Letter at Last...
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A Letter at Last...
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[no value]
BRUCE McCALL
Dear Lee, Self-appointed do-gooders, bustling about vacuuming and Pledge-ing the language and posting its tedious household dos and don’ts—down with cantankerous semantic nitpickers. And we all know who they are, hmmm? Certainly not the undersigned, a linguistic regular guy who couldn’t tell a gerund from a Garand rifle; but having thus so endearingly exempted myself from any taint of didacticism, am I allowed just one tiny, heartfelt carp?
Esquire_19900601_0113_006_0140.xml
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225
225
[no value]
[no value]
Shulton Inc.: SANTA FE
[no value]
Shulton Inc.
SANTA FE
[no value]
[no value]
Esquire_19900601_0113_006_0141.xml
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226
226,227
[no value]
[no value]
Volkswagen: Volvo 740
[no value]
Volkswagen
Volvo 740
[no value]
[no value]
Esquire_19900601_0113_006_0142.xml
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228
228
[no value]
[no value]
CARILLON IMPORTERS LTD.: ABSOLUT BRAVO
[no value]
CARILLON IMPORTERS LTD.
ABSOLUT BRAVO
[no value]
[no value]
Esquire_19900601_0113_006_0143.xml