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The most of S.J. Perelman.

Author: S J Perelman
Publisher: New York, Simon and Schuster, 1958.
Series: Fireside book.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

This definitive collection brings together the finest of Sidney Joseph Perelman's comic writings, satires and parodies, from "The Customer is Always Wrong" and "Boy Meets Gull" to "Is There an  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Humor
American wit and humor
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Perelman, S.J. (Sidney Joseph), 1904-1979.
Most of S.J. Perelman.
New York, Simon and Schuster, 1958
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: S J Perelman
ISBN: 0413455009 9780413455000
OCLC Number: 844541
Description: 650 pages 22 cm
Contents: Waiting for Santy --
Down with the Restoration! --
Scenario --
Somewhere a Roscoe --
Beat me, post-impressionist Daddy --
Counter-revolution --
Nothing but the tooth --
Idol's eye --
To sleep, perchance to steam --
Is there an osteosynchrondroitrician in the house? --
Woodman, don't spare that tree! --
Strictly from hunger --
Frou-frou, or, the future of vertigo --
Pox on you, mine goodly host --
Our unbalanced aquariums --
Button, button, who's got the blend? --
Farewell to Omsk --
Captain Future, block that kick! --
Kitchen bouquet --
Boy meets girl meets foot --
Sauce for the gander --
Red termites --
Caution-soft prose ahead --
Entered as second-class matter --
Kitchenware, notions, lights, action, camera! --
Swing out, sweet chariot --
Tomorrow-fairly cloudy --
Love decoy --
Hold that Christmas tiger! --
Smugglers in the dust --
Hell in the Gabardines --
Garnish your face with parsley and serve --
White bimbo, or, through dullest Africa with three sleepy people --
Dental or mental, I say it's spinach --
Take two parts sand, one part girl, and stir --
Farewell, my lovely appetizer --
Cloudland revisited: into your tent I'll creep --
Physician, steel thyself --
How sharper than a serpent's tooth --
No dearth of mirth-fill out the coupon! --
Pale hands I loathe --
Customer is always wrong --
Whatever goes up --
So little time marches on --
Cloudland revisited: Sodom in the suburbs --
Amo, amas, amat, amamus, amatis, enough --
Insert flap "A" and throw away --
Send no money, honey --
Nothin' could be finer than to dine from Manny's china in the mornin' --
Sweeter the tooth, the nearer the couch --
Don't bring me Oscars (when it's shoesies that I need) --
Danger in the drain --
Cloudland revisited: tuberoses and tigers --
Mortar and pestle --
Methinks he doth protein too much --
Stringing up father --
Sleepy-time extra --
Goodbye Broadway, hello mal-de-mer --
Boy meets gull --
Flowery kingdom --
Carry me back to old pastrami --
Road to Mandalay --
Back of beyond --
It's not the heat, it's the cupidity --
Bile on the Nile --
Forty centuries look down --
Seamy side up --
Home is the hunted --
Pants recaptured --
Cloudland revisited: great arches from little boudoirs grow --
Many a slip --
Rancors aweigh --
Fifteen Dutch on a red man's chest --
Up the close and down the stair --
Hand that cradles the rock --
Is there a doctor in the cast? --
Cloudland revisited: why, doctor, what big green eyes you have! --
No starch in the Dhoti, S'Il Vous Plaît --
Genuflection in the sun --
Girl and boy anthropoid were dancing --
Cloudland revisited: rock-a-bye, viscount, in the treetop --
Nesselrode to jeopardy --
Chewies the goat but flicks need hypo --
Personne ici except us chickens --
De Gustibus ain't what dey used to be --
Hell hath no fury ... and saks no brake --
Thou beside me, yacketing in the wilderness --
Frosting's on the dry goods, the customer's in shock --
I am not now, or have I ever been, a matrix of lean meat --
Cloudland revisited: when to the sessions of sweet silent films --
Saucier's apprentice --
Hepcat may look at a king --
Who stole my golden metaphor? --
Cloudland revisited: roll on, thou deep and dark scenario, roll --
Heat yeggs in vessel and sprinkle with hazard --
On me it looks wizard --
Yanks are coming, in five breathless colors --
Cloudland revisited: vintage swine --
Did you once see Irving plain? --
Pulse rapid, respiration lean, no mustard --
Cuckoos nesting-do not disturb --
Cloudland revisited: the wickedest woman in Larchmont --
I'll always call you Schnorrer, my African explorer --
This little piggy went to market --
Nirvana small by a waterfall --
Cloudland revisited: it takes two to tango, but only one to squirm.
Series Title: Fireside book.


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