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Author: Clifton Fadiman
Publisher: Cleveland : World Pub. Co., 1957.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : [1st ed.]View all editions and formats
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Fadiman, Clifton, 1904-1999.
Any number can play.
Cleveland, World Pub. Co. [1957]
(OCoLC)562015302
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Clifton Fadiman
OCLC Number: 283540
Description: 404 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: [1.] American yeas and nays: Who wants to be alone? --
Horatio Alger, fare thee well; or, The road to success --
The buried America --
King of the tame frontier --
Eggheads, intellectuals, ideologues, high-brows --
We knew what we wanted --
[2.] Boys and girls, come out to play: The cheese stands alone --
Do not destroy these originals! --
Meditations of a mathematical moron --
It's a small world -and a better one --
Life's minor pleasures --
In praise of quotation --
I shook hands with Shakespeare --
Brief history of a love affair --
[3.] Mere words: Babel and Babylon --
Small excellencies: a dissertation on puns --
How to speak videomatic televenglish --
There was an old man of Tobago --
Cleriheulogy --
On the utility of u-talk --
A letter to the editor of Holiday --
[4.] Under the reading lamp: The bubble reputation --
Some day --
War and peace, fifteen years after --
Crime and punishment --
Seven authors in search of a London.
Responsibility: by Clifton Fadiman.

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