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Quite enough of Calvin Trillin : forty years of funny stuff

Author: Calvin Trillin
Publisher: New York : Random House, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"For at least forty years, Calvin Trillin has commiteed blatant acts of funniness all over the place"--Jacket flap. A collection of Trillin's writings, arranged roughly by category.
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Genre/Form: American wit and humor
Humor
Biography
Named Person: Calvin Trillin; Calvin Trillin
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Calvin Trillin
ISBN: 9781400069828 9780679604808 0679604804 1400069823
OCLC Number: 694394344
Description: xvi, 340 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Biographically speaking --
The Media: liberal elite and otherwise --
Tales of a clean-plate ranger --
High society and just plain rich people --
Criminal justice, criminals, justices, but (probably) no criminal justices --
Life among the literati --
Madly making money --
The years with Navasky --
Twenty years of pols: one poem each --
NYC --
Family matters --
Beasts of the field, fish of the sea, and chiggers in the tall grass --
English and some languages I don't speak --
Bagels, Yiddish, and other Jewish contributions to western civilization --
The sporting life --
Science, technology, and the healing arts --
Foreigners --
Issues and other irritations --
Seeing the world --
National holidays.
Responsibility: Calvin Trillin.
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"For at least forty years, Calvin Trillin has commiteed blatant acts of funniness all over the place"--Jacket flap. A collection of Trillin's writings, arranged roughly by category.

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