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Baker surveys this territory in this rich treasury and stakes it out in a dozen sections. Roaming through them, the reader will find P.J. O'Rourke, H.L. Mencken, James Thurber, Zora Neale Hurston, and many others.

Synopsis:

Baker surveys this territory in this rich treasury and stakes it out in a dozen sections. Roaming through them, the reader will find P.J. O'Rourke, H.L. Mencken, James Thurber, Zora Neale Hurston, and many others.

Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. 587-593) and index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780393035926
Editor:
Baker, Russell
Publisher:
W. W. Norton & Company
Editor:
Baker, Russell
Author:
Baker, Russell
Location:
New York :
Subject:
American wit and humor
Subject:
American - General
Subject:
Form - Jokes & Riddles
Subject:
Literary Criticism : General
Subject:
General Humor
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1st ed.
Series Volume:
SCS/79/WP/85
Publication Date:
19931031
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
598
Dimensions:
9.6 x 6.5 x 1.8 in 2.297 lb

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"Synopsis" by , Baker surveys this territory in this rich treasury and stakes it out in a dozen sections. Roaming through them, the reader will find P.J. O'Rourke, H.L. Mencken, James Thurber, Zora Neale Hurston, and many others.
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