Fish Whistle: Commentaries, Uncommentaries, and Vulgar Excesses

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Pearson Education Canada, Aug 1, 1990 - Humor
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Seventy humorous short essays--many autobiographical--by a commentator for National Public Radio combine story-telling with acerbic social satire in the manner of S.J. Perelman and James Thurber

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Review: Fish Whistle: Commentaries, Uncommentaries, and Vulgar Excesses

User Review  - Robert Cohen - Goodreads

Those of you who have been listening to All Things Considered on NPR know that the years 1974 to 1979 were the Golden Age of ATC. Why? Mostly because the very best hosts in ATC history, Susan Stamberg ... Read full review

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User Review  - Megan - Goodreads

Daniel Pinkwater was one of my favorite authors as a kid, and his collection of short essays has the same twinkle in its eye as his children's books. Delightful. Read full review

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About the author (1990)

Daniel Pinkwater is crazy about writing, and has been trying to learn how to do it for fifty years. He has written about a hundred books, all but two or three of them good. People who own radios may know Daniel Pinkwater as a popular commentator and children's book reviewer on National Public Radio. At one time, he lived in Los Angeles, went to a fancy private school with the children of movie stars, and ate in The Hat numerous times. He lives with his wife, the illustrator and novelist Jill Pinkwater, and several dogs and cats in a very old farmhouse in New York's Hudson River Valley.

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