Some champions : sketches and fiction from a humorist's career

by Lardner, Ring, 1885-1933,

Format: Print Book 1993
Availability: Available at 1 Library 1 of 1 copy
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CLP - Main Library Second Floor - Non-fiction PS3523.A7 A6 1993x
Location  CLP - Main Library
 
Collection  Second Floor - Non-fiction
 
Call Number  PS3523.A7 A6 1993x
 
 
Summary
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.
Contents
Autobiographical: 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.

Additional Information
Subjects Lardner, Ring, -- 1885-1933 -- Anecdotes.
Humorists, American -- 20th century -- Biography.
Authors, American -- 20th century -- Biography.
Humorous stories, American.
Autobiographies.
Anecdotes.
Humorous fiction.
Comedy sketches.
Publisher [New York, New York] :1993
Other Titles Works.
Contributors Bruccoli, Matthew Joseph, 1931-2008, editor.
Layman, Richard, 1947- editor.
Lardner, Ring, Jr., 1915-2000, writer of foreword.
Language English
Notes Previously uncollected sketches and stories.
Description xv, 205 pages ; 22 cm
ISBN 9780020223436
0020223439
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