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The Book of Poisonous Quotes

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Publisher Comments:

Savor the world's celebrated wits in this entertaining compilation of more than two thousand of the most caustic quips ever to scorch paper. Enduring satirists Voltaire, Mark Twain, and Oscar Wilde join the likes of Dorothy Parker and H. L. Mencken and present-day curmudgeons such as P. J. O'Rourke and Fran Lebowitz in waging hilarious verbal warfare, while hundreds of other critics, humorists, and sharp-tongued wags offer their cutting commentary on everything from Hollywood to the White House, from modern art to the battle between the sexes. Egos are exploded, reputations run ragged, idols impeached, and the classics challenged. Perfect for reference, repartee, or revenge, this anthology is a must for all who believe that the pen - and the tongue - is mightier than the sword.

Synopsis:

A wickedly entertaining collection of caustic quips and witty criticisms.

About the Author

Colin Jarman is an experienced sailor and journalist and the features editor of Yachting Monthly, a British sailing magazine. Illustrator Bill Beavis spent 12 years as a merchant navy officer and was assistant editor of Yachting Monthly.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780809236817
Designed:
Jarmin, Colin
Author:
Jarmin, Colin
Designed by:
Jarmin, Colin
Designed:
Jarmin, Colin
Author:
Jarman Colin
Author:
Jarman, Colin
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill
Location:
Chicago :
Subject:
Quotations
Subject:
Form - Limericks & Verse
Subject:
Quotations, English
Subject:
Limericks & verse
Subject:
Reference-Quotations Anecdotes and Proverbs
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1
Series Volume:
1709
Publication Date:
September 1993
Binding:
Hardcover
Grade Level:
Professional and scholarly
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
352
Dimensions:
7.46x5.42x1.22 in. .97 lbs.

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