Russell Baker's Book of American Humor

Russell Baker's Book of American Humor

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WW Norton
One of the great glories of life in the U.S. is the humor of its people.
Baker surveys this territory in this rich treasury and stakes it out in a dozen sections. Roaming through them, the reader will find P.J. O'Rourke, H.L. Mencken, James Thurber, Zora Neale Hurston, and many others.

Baker & Taylor
Divided into sections including "The Human Muddle" and "Family Life," a hilarious treasury of American humor draws on the work of H. L. Mencken, James Thurber, Zora Neale Hurston, Molly Ivins, P. J. O'Rourke, Ring Lardner, and others. 40,000 first printing.

Baker
& Taylor

Divided into sections including "The Human Muddle" and "Family Life" a hilarious treasury of American humor draws on the work of H. L. Mencken, James Thurber, Zora Neale Hurston, Molly Ivins, P. J. O'Rourke, Ring Lardner, and others

Publisher: New York : Norton, [1993]
Copyright Date: ©1993
ISBN: 9780393035926
0393035921
Branch Call Number: 817 BAKER
Characteristics: 598 pages ; 24 cm

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Baker has assembled a collection of writings by such humorists as James Thurber, Molly Ivins and PJ O'Rourke. You will find this to be a great introduction to our American humor.


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