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While Rome burns.

Author: Alexander Woollcott
Publisher: New York, The Viking Press, 1934.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Selection of the author's best horror stories, anecdotes, personal portraits, legendary tales, and reminiscences.
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Woollcott, Alexander, 1887-1943.
While Rome burns.
New York, The Viking press, 1934
(OCoLC)580386081
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alexander Woollcott
OCLC Number: 193269
Notes: A selection of the author's best horror stories, anecdotes, personal portraits, legendary tales, and reminiscences.
Description: viii, 328 pages 24 cm
Contents: In that state of life --
The sacred grove --
A plot for Mr. Dreiser --
Reunion in Paris --
Hansom is --
Hands across the sea --
My friend Harpo --
Reunion in Newark --
Father Duffy --
Obituary --
The editor's easy chair --
For Alpha Delta Phi --
Aunt Mary's doctor --
The truth about Jessica Dermot --
Entrance fee --
Moonlight sonata --
Full fathom five --
The vanishing lady --
Rien ne va plus --
The little fox-terrier --
Believe it or not --
A portrait of Kathleen Norris --
Colossal bronze --
The first Mrs. Tanqueray --
Our Mrs. Parker --
The mysteries of Rudolfo --
The legend of Sleepless Hollow --
The prodigal father --
The young monk of Siberia --
By the rude bridge --
In behalf of an absentee --
The mystery of the Hansom cab --
La belle Hélène and Mr. B. --
Murder for publicity --
An exotic figure in Moscow --
The corporal of St.-Aignan --
Comrade Woollcott goes to the play --
The retreat from Moscow --
Going to pieces in the Orient --
How to go to Japan --
Charlie, as ever was --
Camille at Yale --
Lest we forget --
Mourning becomes Electra --
This thing called they --
The good life --
The wife of Henry Adams --
The gentle Julians --
The last of Frank Harris --
The nostrils of G.B.S. --
Wisteria --
The triumph of Newtie Cootie.

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Selection of the author's best horror stories, anecdotes, personal portraits, legendary tales, and reminiscences.

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