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Author: Andrew A Rooney
Publisher: New York : G.P. Putnam's Sons, ©1992.
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Contains 126 pieces drawn from 3 years of Roony's newspaper essays with observations on everything from politicians to birthdays.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew A Rooney
ISBN: 0399137742 9780399137747
OCLC Number: 25964657
Description: 254 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Home and away --
Not for sale --
Foxholes --
Still hanging around --
Housekeeping --
Smart kitchen, dumb cook --
This new old house --
Have a nice weekend --
An appreciative husband's gratitude --
Feeding cycles --
Water on the brain --
On the road --
My grandmother's trunk --
Resting is hard work --
"Love, Alice Faye" --
Surrendering to Paris --
Head they win, tails you lose --
Sodom, Gomorrah and New York city --
The case for New York --
Signed by hand --
Two guys who know how to do it --
The "work" ethic --
The elusive Mr. fixit --
The unhandy man --
Help wanted: no one need apply --
I become a businessman --
Glossary for book reviewers --
Yours, Andry Oooney --
Unlocking the locker room --
Crowd noise --
Frank Sinatra, boy and man --
Yes, sir --
Time for some new heroes --
The good guy in the grey hat --
The body human --
But which doctor? --
Can you have your heart attack next week? --
Running the gauntlet --
Awake in the night --
Rolling into the future --
The best advice --
Hazardous to your health --
How I almost lost two pounds --
A bad apple in the famliy --
Desire under the maples --
You are what you cook --
I don't need them-except to see with --
The ears don't have it --
Down on my toes --
Perfumes --
An honest smell --
Pocket change --
An all-American drive --
Out of pocket --
Wealthy is better than rich --
More savings than loans --
Panning the car for gold --
An undevelopment program --
Goodbye, old pal --
The car ritual --
Brought to you by ... --
A $171.50 room at the inn --
My mailbox runneth over --
Dying to give to a worthy cause --
Thanks, chief --
The everyday --
Born to lose --
Too many things --
The space waste --
What chair size are you? --
Keys --
A hard night's sleep --
Wastebaskets --
The ideal shower --
The incredible shrinking roll --
If it's broke, you can't fix it --
Small is beautiful? --
A man makes the clothes --
Out of fashion --
Shading the truth --
A necktie revolt --
Music for a tin ear --
Progress doesn't mean getting ahead --
Straightening out the world --
"The people have spoken" --
In defense of congressmen --
The bachelor president --
A lack of intelligence --
Straightening out the world --
Reinventing civilization --
The lowering of the lamp --
The worst of us --
On guard --
Crime on wheels --
My neighbor, the stranger --
The following things are true --
The follwing things are true about sports --
The following things are true about hot wather --
C'est la vie --
It only happens in the movies --
A conn job --
The absent mind --
The numbers game --
Very truly nobody's --
A voyage around Charles Darwin --
The love that's easy to hate --
You can't miss it --
The demon behind the wheel --
Nothing comes --
New Year's revolutions --
In the breakfast rut --
Leave a bright light in the window --
The art and science of wasting time --
A world-class sleeper --
Against whistling --
How to be --
Stupid is in --
First things, last things --
What every kid should have growing up --
Feeling long forgotten --
Multiplication memories --
Get lost, Christopher Columbus! --
Sleeping arrangements --
Graduate first, then learn something --
Cousins --
Life, one damn brithday after another --
Aging backwards --
A vanishing breed --
Death of the handyman --
Wood music --
My freind, the star.
Responsibility: Andrew A. Rooney.

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Contains 126 pieces drawn from 3 years of Roony's newspaper essays with observations on everything from politicians to birthdays.

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