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The best of Royko : the Tribune years

Author: Mike Royko; David Royko
Publisher: Chicago : Chicago Tribune/Midway, an Agate imprint, [2018]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"For more than 30 years, Mike Royko was a part of the daily fabric of Chicagoans' lives, penning often humorous and always honest columns first for the Chicago Daily News, then the Sun-Times, and finally the Tribune. Culled from thousands of his Tribune columns and edited by his son David Royko, this collection offers up his best material from the last stage in his career, which was cut short by his premature death
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Genre/Form: Essays
Named Person: Mike Royko; Mike Royko
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mike Royko; David Royko
ISBN: 9781572842557 1572842555
OCLC Number: 1022076858
Description: xiii, 399 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Foreword / John Kass --
Introduction / David Royko --
The curmudgeon at work and play --
For better and for worse, we all gotta eat --
Guns and crime and cops --
The beleaguered little guy's best friend --
Sports and the creatures who do it --
Politics and the creatures who play it --
Music, film, TV, art, and the creatures who make it --
Come on in, meet the family, her father probably won't bite --
Sonny, back in my day... --
Ain't too proud to beg --
War: been there, done that, seen it, hate it --
The funniest guy in the room --
Me, myself and I --
Poopery, er, potpourri.
Other Titles: Newspaper columns.
Responsibility: Mike Royko ; edited by David Royko.

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