from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Agee, James 1909-1955. American writer and critic whose works include Let Us Now Praise Famous Men (1941) and A Death in the Family, for which he won a 1957 Pulitzer Prize.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Same as ajee.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. United States novelist (1909-1955)


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  • Some websites say Agee is southern and others say otherwise.

    First Review Linky

  • Agee is only the third author whose critical works LOA has published; Poe's reviews deserve inclusion, but for all their historical significance neither Agee's nor Henry James's do.

    He Found It at the Movies

  • I called Agee and Posehn to talk about the third season of The Sarah Silverman Program-which premiered last week and continues every Thursday at 10: 30 p.m. Eastern Time on Comedy Central.

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  • The Nation spilled defending Joe Wilson and Valerie Plame (and my Google-fu is failing, but if memory serves the two also appeared at events and fundraisers sponsored by the magazine), it seems rather impossible to excoriate the Bush administration for having "harmed [Plame's] career and put at risk operations she had worked on and foreign agents and sources she had handled" and then turn on a dime and call Agee "courageous" for outing dozens of CIA agents in the field without being nakedly political.

    The Corner

  • I am halfway through The River Wife by Jonis Agee which is advertised as being a southern book but it is not.

    First Review Linky

  • Even after accounting for overhead expenses, the tuxedo-rental business has an operating margin of 44%, estimates Margaret Whitfield of Sterne Agee.

    Tux Market in Flux for Men's Wearhouse

  • This morning, Sterne Agee upgraded shares of Anadarko Petroleum from neutral to buy as higher oil prices should boost earnings.

    Anadarko Stamped Buy With $97 Target

  • In contrast to Agee, WikiLeaks withheld the names of hundreds of informants from the nearly 400,000 Iraq war documents it released over the weekend, according to news reports.

    NYU library acquires the papers of Philip Agee, renegade spy

  • Agee may have started out as an independent whistleblower, but according to retired KGB Maj.

    NYU library acquires the papers of Philip Agee, renegade spy

  • Agee denied that he worked for the Russians, but he openly enlisted Cuba's help in his campaign to neutralize CIA operations against leftists and trade unions in Latin America.

    NYU library acquires the papers of Philip Agee, renegade spy


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