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Alexander Botts : great stories from the Saturday evening post

Author: William Hazlett Upson
Publisher: Indianapolis : Curtis Pub. Co., ©1977.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The tractor salesman, Alexander Botts, is the personification of the American dream: He is his own boss. Although he is 'employed' by the Earthworm Tractor Company (i.e. Caterpiller, where William Hazlett Upson, Bott's creator worked for five years) it takes only one or two of the letters in Botts' immortal prose to make clear just who is in command ..."
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Upson, William Hazlett, 1891-1975.
Alexander Botts.
Indianapolis : Curtis Pub. Co., ©1977
(OCoLC)643875448
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William Hazlett Upson
ISBN: 0893870110 9780893870119
OCLC Number: 3710653
Description: viii, 309 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: I'm a natural born salesman --
The indirect method --
Big business --
Europe is due for a surprise --
The new model --
The peacemaker --
Good news --
Confidential stuff --
The cockroach cavalry --
Botts is back...with all papers in order --
Botts gets a new job --
Botts discovers uranium --
Botts runs for his life --
Dear Henderson: I quit! (Signed) Alexander Botts --
Botts and the biggest deal of all --
Botts turns traitor --
Alexander Botts, Security Agent --
Alexander Botts, Jailbird --
Alexander Botts and the younger generation --
Alexander Botts, Detective.
Other Titles: Saturday evening post.
Responsibility: by William Hazlett Upson.

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"The tractor salesman, Alexander Botts, is the personification of the American dream: He is his own boss. Although he is 'employed' by the Earthworm Tractor Company (i.e. Caterpiller, where William Hazlett Upson, Bott's creator worked for five years) it takes only one or two of the letters in Botts' immortal prose to make clear just who is in command ..."

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