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Writings from the New Yorker : 1927-1976

Author: E B White; Rebecca M Dale
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : HarperCollins, ©1990.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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A delightful, witty, spirited collection of short pieces and essays by the inimitable E. B. White.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: E B White; Rebecca M Dale
ISBN: 0060165170 9780060165178 0060921234 9780060921231
OCLC Number: 21441253
Description: xi, 244 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Nature. Life ; Prohibited ; Summertime ; Seeds ; Dressing up ; Tomorrow snow ; Dismal? ; The arrival of spring ; Winter back yard ; Plant the garden anyway ; Danbury Fair ; Save the grizzlies ; Danish moose ; Alarm-geese ; Turtle blood bank --
The word. Vermin ; The cost of hyphens ; Travel brochure ; No verbs ; Writer at work ; Motivation ; Writing as a profession ; Honor roll ; Unwritten ; Accelerating culture ; Our contentious readers ; Editorial writers ; Rainbow workers ; Expediency ; Accredited writers? ; Satire on demand ; The thud of ideas ; The humor paradox ; Affair with humor --
Thoreau. The individualist ; Walden ; Thoreau and shelter ; Visitors to the pond --
Liberty. Anything like that ; The Constitution ; Political speechmaking ; Liberalism ; Voter sanity ; A voice heard in the land ; Polling ; Social security ; Our political exiles ; Orthodoxy ; Newspaper strike ; We're all Americans ; A busy place --
Maine. Come one, come all ; Blending in ; Pulpwood ; Late August ; Change of season --
One world. Inimical forces ; Common enemy ; Scrap iron ; Vigil ; Supremacy ; Liberation of Paris ; U.N. arrow ; The universal theme ; Eagles and bears ; Snowstorms ; Piranhas ; Citizen of the world ; Friendship cards ; Hungarian revolt ; Khrushchev and I (A study in similarities) ; Moon landing --
Body and mind. Hunger ; Up and down ; My physical handicap, ha, ha ; Life phases ; Guilty gums ; Radiography ; The cold ; Cricket-in-the-ear ; Hospital visit ; The ice dance --
Science. Mysteries of life ; Seeing things ; Technological progress ; Gravity ; Silence of the spheres ; Hot pipes ; Fred on space --
The academic life. No crackpots? ; Academic freedom ; Selecting school books ; The living language --
Business. Dog eat dog ; Strikes ; Predatory ; What every adult should know ; Tadpoles and telephones ; Truth-in-advertising ; Ravished lips ; What? They don't work? ; Stock market zigzags ; Split personalities ; Market watchers ; Curiosities and inventions. Hotspur the swift ; Buy a battleship? ; Animal voices ; Then and now ; Fitting in ; Soothing the chickens ; The old and the new ; Revolving doors ; Perils of the sea ; Making do ; Get a handle on it ; Hand throttle ; Taking it with you ; Television ; Air-conditioned fires ; Brandy kegs ; Grandfather clocks --
Christmas spirit. Midnight mass ; Woolworth Madonna ; Relative pronouns ; Holiday greetings ; Feed the birds! ; Remembrance is sufficient --
New York. Interview with a sparrow ; Ascension ; The New York garbageman ; Crossing the street ; Visiting motorists ; New York in March ; Moving ; The look of a native ; Walking to work ; The lure of New York ; New York soil ; New York's cocktail ; Coping with sootfall ; The ramble ; Tumbleweed ; New York --
Whims. Certainties ; Separations ; Salutations ; Lindbergh's glory ; Disillusion ; Hippodrome ; Old coat ; Colonization ; Frontier ; Barrymore's ideal ; Boat shows ; Leisure class --
Endings and farewells. Immortality ; The life triumphant ; Doomsday ; H.W. Ross ; James Thurber ; John F. Kennedy.
Other Titles: New Yorker (New York, N.Y. : 1925)
Responsibility: E.B. White ; edited by Rebecca M. Dale.

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A delightful, witty, spirited collection of short pieces and essays by the inimitable E. B. White.

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