Middle Aged Man and Flying

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Mandarin, Apr 1, 1993 - Humor - 240 pages
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User Review  - ocgreg34 - LibraryThing

"The Middle-Aged Man on the Flying Trapeze" contains a collection of 36 stories and essays, as well as illustrations, created by humorist James Thurber. Many of the tales focus on married life ... Read full review

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Philosoph & Oyster as czech translation says. It takes times to get to Oysters not to mention way to it, is rather slippery. Thurber's short stories accompanied by humorous satires takes us into land ... Read full review

Contents

The Gentleman Is Cold
1
The Departure of Emma Inch
7
Theres an Owl in My Room
14
Copyright

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About the author (1993)

James Thurber (1894)-1961) created some thirty volumes of humor, fiction, children's books, cartoons, and essays in just about as many years. A founding member of "The New Yorker" staff, Thurber wrote and illustrated such enduring books as "The Thurber Carnival" and "My Life and Hard Times, " which have appeared in countless editions and dozens of languages throughout the world.

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