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Alarms and diversions

Author: James Thurber
Publisher: New York : Harper & Brothers, 1957.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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A book for people who like to laugh and know how to think, selected from Thurber's work over 30 years - one third of the text never before in book form.
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Genre/Form: Humorous stories, American
Humorous fiction
Short stories
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Thurber, James, 1894-1961.
Alarms and diversions.
New York : Harper & Bros., 1957
(OCoLC)578754567
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James Thurber
OCLC Number: 290332
Description: 367 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: 1. The ladies of Orlon ; The first time I saw Paris ; The psychosemanticist will see you now, Mr. Thurber ; It's your Mother ; Two o'clock at the Metrople ; Get thee to a monastery ; A holiday ramble ; "There's something out there!" ; The moribundant life, or, Grow old along with whom? ; Merry Christmas --
2. A gallery of drawings --
3. File and forget ; A sort of genius ; The waters of the moon ; Exhibit X --
4. A new natural history --
5. A final note on Chanda Bell ; There's a time for flags ; Am not I your Rosalind? ; The French far West --
6. The masculine approach --
7. A friend to Alexander ; The figgerin' of Aunt Wilma ; Mr. Punch ; The white rabbit caper ; My own ten rules for a happy marriage --
8. The race of life --
9. The interview ; Daguerreotype of a lady ; A call on Mrs. Forrester ; There's no place like home ; The lady on the bookcase --
10. A miscellany --
11. Do you want to make something out of it? ; The whip-poor-will ; The ordeal of Mr. Matthews ; Lavender with a difference --
12. The last flower.
Responsibility: by James Thurber.

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A book for people who like to laugh and know how to think, selected from Thurber's work over 30 years - one third of the text never before in book form.

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