Khushwant Singh's Joke Book

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Orient Paperbacks, 1987 - India - 144 pages
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sweet humor, enjoyable travel read

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Contents

Section 1
5
Section 2
12
Section 3
13
Section 4
33
Section 5
43
Section 6
45
Section 7
46
Section 8
47
Section 20
91
Section 21
92
Section 22
93
Section 23
95
Section 24
99
Section 25
100
Section 26
102
Section 27
104

Section 9
56
Section 10
58
Section 11
65
Section 12
69
Section 13
71
Section 14
72
Section 15
75
Section 16
77
Section 17
80
Section 18
83
Section 19
90
Section 28
107
Section 29
112
Section 30
113
Section 31
117
Section 32
118
Section 33
119
Section 34
128
Section 35
133
Section 36
137
Section 37
144
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About the author (1987)

Khushwant Singh was born on February 2, 1915 in the village of Hadali in what is now the Punjab province of Pakistan. He attended St. Stephen's College in Delhi, Government College in Lahore, and King's College London. In 1947, he worked for India's ministry of external affairs and served as press officer in Ottawa and London. From 1980 to 1986, he was a member of the upper house of the Indian parliament. He was an author and journalist. His newspaper column, With Malice Towards One and All, was syndicated all over India. During his lifetime, he wrote more than 100 novels and short-story collections including Train to Pakistan, I Shall Not Hear the Nightingale, Delhi: A Novel, The Company of Women, and The Sunset Club. He also wrote a two-volume History of the Sikhs, an autobiography entitled Truth, Love and a Little Malice, and a book of biographical profiles entitled The Good, the Bad and the Ridiculous. He died on March 20, 2014 at the age of 99.

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