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The Portable Curmudgeon

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Publisher Comments:

Do you believe that cynicism is simply common sense? Do sunny smiles make you want to snarl? Do you have the feeling you may answer with something unprintable the next time you hear "Have a nice day"? Then you'll be in the best of company with the whiplash wits and sardonic savants brought together in this collection. 15 line drawings.

Book News Annotation:

An entertaining collection of quotations, anecdotes, and interviews from the likes of H.L. Mencken, W.C. Fields, Dorothy Parker, and others, arranged alphabetically by subject. No scholarly paraphernalia.
Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN:
9780452266681
Editor:
Winokur, Jon
Publisher:
Plume Books
Editor:
Winokur, Jon
Author:
Various
Author:
Winokur, Jon
Location:
New York, N.Y.:
Subject:
General
Subject:
American wit and humor
Subject:
Quotations
Subject:
Essays
Subject:
American
Subject:
American - General
Subject:
Humor
Subject:
Quotations, English
Subject:
Jokes & riddles
Subject:
Humor : General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Paperback / softback
Large Print:
Yes
Series Volume:
169
Publication Date:
19921031
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 12
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
320
Dimensions:
6.24x5.54x.92 in. .47 lbs.
Age Level:
from 18

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