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Author LinkLardner, Ring,1885-1933.
Title LinkRing Lardner : stories & other writings / Ring Lardner ; Ian Frazier, editor.
Variant Title Stories & other writings
Imprint New York, N.Y : Library Of America, c2013.
Description x, 961 pages ;  21 cm.
Type of Material Book
Series ( The Library of America ; ; 244 )
Series ( Library of America ; 244.)
Contents Contents: You know me Al: a busher’s letters -- From Gullible’s travels, etc. -- The real dope -- The young immigrunts -- The big town -- From How to write short stories -- From The love nest and other stories -- From Round up -- Uncollected stories -- Sketches and reporting -- Plays -- Song lyrics -- Letters.
Summary At the height of the Jazz Age, Ring Lardner was Americas most beloved humorist, equally admired by a popular audience and by literary friends like F. Scott Fitzgerald and Edmund Wilson. A sports writer who became a sensation with his comic baseball bestseller, "You Know Me Al," Lardner had a rare gift for inspired nonsense and an ear attuned to the rhythms and hilarious oddities of American speech. He was also a sharp and dispassionate observer of the American scene. --amazon.com
Subject LinkShort stories, American.
Add.Author LinkFrazier, Ian.

System Number 000675652
ISBN Link1598532537

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