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American original : a life of Will Rogers

American original : a life of Will Rogers

Author: Ray Robinson
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1996.
Series: OUP E-Books.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
This biography of Will Rogers provides an insight into 20th-century American history.

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Genre/Form: Electronic book
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Robinson, Ray, 1920 December 4-
American original.
New York : Oxford University Press, 1996
(DLC) 95031578
Named Person: Will Rogers; Will Rogers
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ray Robinson
ISBN: 019535866X 9780195358667 9780195086935 0195086937 1429401222 9781429401227 1280527226 9781280527227 9786610527229 6610527229
OCLC Number: 567927949
Language Note: English.
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 288 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1 The Indian "Problem"; 2 Civil War; 3 Childhood; 4 Roamin' Free; 5 A New Century; 6 Home Again --
for a Minute; 7 Vaudeville Days; 8 Will Marries Betty; 9 Best Pal; 10 Mr. Ziegfeld; 11 The Celluloid Coast; 12 Kidding the Famous; 13 Travelin' Man; 14 The Ranch; 15 "I Was Never Sorry Movies Started To Talk"; 16 Political Adventures; 17 The Last Flight; Appendix A: Postmortems; Appendix B: More Wit and Wisdom; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y; Z.
Series Title: OUP E-Books.
Responsibility: Ray Robinson.
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"A folksy portrait of the gifted cowboy humorist."-Vanity Fair "I never met a Ray Robinson biography I didn't like, but this one beats all, a delight that gets behind the one-liners to turn an icon Read more...

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