Some champions : sketches and fiction from a humorist's career
|Format:||Print Book 1993|
|Availability:||Available at 1 Library 1 of 1 copy|
These "sketches" comprise commentary that has appeared in various publications, including "Good Housekeeping, The Saturday Evening Post, The New Yorker, Collier's," and "Trotter and Pacer," throughout Lardner's illustrious career.
ContentsAutobiographical: Who's who
and why ; What I ought to of learnt in high school ; What I don't know about horses ; Meet Mr. Howley ; Me, boy scout ; Caught in the draft ; Heap big chief ; Chicago's beau monde ; Eckie ; Alias James Clarkson ; Oddities of bleacher "bugs" ; Some champions ; The cost of baseball ; Br'er Rabbit ball ; Jersey City gendarmerie, je t'aime ; X-ray ; Insomnia
Fiction: Call for Mr. Keefe! ; Along came Ruth ; The battle of the century ; Mamma ; Cured! ; Bob's birthday ; Poodle ; Widow ; Second-act curtain.
Humorists, American -- 20th century -- Biography.
Authors, American -- 20th century -- Biography.
Humorous stories, American.
|Publisher|| [New York, New York] :1993
|Other Titles|| Works.
Bruccoli, Matthew Joseph,
Layman, Richard, 1947- editor.
Lardner, Ring, Jr., 1915-2000, writer of foreword.
Previously uncollected sketches and stories.
xv, 205 pages ; 22 cm