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Thurber country : a new collection of pieces about males and females, mainly of our own species

Author: James Thurber
Publisher: New York : Simon and Schuster, 1953.
Series: Large type edition.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book is not recommended to people who have a tendency to get bad hiccoughs from too much laughing. Thurber, probably one of the funniest of our or social commentators of this past century, is at his wittiest here, and each small piece is a gem within itself.
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Genre/Form: Humorous stories, American
Humor
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Thurber, James, 1894-1961.
Thurber country.
New York : Simon and Schuster, 1953
(OCoLC)578754702
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James Thurber
ISBN: 0671729012 9780671729011 0671203053 9780671203054
OCLC Number: 290391
Description: 276 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.
Contents: What's so funny --
The figgerin' of Aunt Wilma --
The white rabbit caper --
Back home again --
My own ten rules for a happy marriage --
What a lovely generalization! --
The interview --
Lady in a trap --
File and forget --
The case book of James Thurber --
The case of Dimity Ann --
Look at that darling thing! --
Do you want to make something out of it? --
Take her up tenderly --
The girls in the closet --
A final note on Chanda Bell --
There's a time for flags --
A friend of the earth --
The American literary scene --
Teacher's pet --
Shake hands with Birdey Doggett --
What cocktail party? --
Joyeaux noël, Mr. Durning --
See no weevil --
The pleasure cruise, and how to survive it.
Series Title: Large type edition.
Responsibility: by James Thurber.

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This book is not recommended to people who have a tendency to get bad hiccoughs from too much laughing. Thurber, probably one of the funniest of our or social commentators of this past century, is at his wittiest here, and each small piece is a gem within itself.

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