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By the way, [serendipiter] was coined by Gay Talese in the title of book published in verb to give a sketchy outline of. verb, to prefigure indistinctly; foreshadow. verb, to disclose partially or guardedly. verb, to overshadow; shadow or obscure.
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Articles that Talese wrote for the Times provided most of the material for his first book, New York: A Serendipiter's Journey (Harper, 1961) . . .
--Current biography yearbook, 1973, p. 424
February 12, 2010