A Thurber Carnival

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Samuel French, Inc., 1962 - American wit and humor - 90 pages
17 Reviews
"...these sketches of humorous scenes from American life include some of Thurber's most celebrated and insightful satires: The Night the Bed Fell, Gentlemen Shoppers, The Secret Life of Walter Mitty and the unforgettable File and Forget in which Thurber recounts his famous correspondence with various publishers who ship him books which he doesn't want and never ordered. A perfect evening of comedy." -- Publisher's description.
 

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User Review  - stef7sa - LibraryThing

Light prose, merely anecdotical or sketchy at points. The best are not the memories but the stories and among these the two about the husband who has left his wife and is living in a hotel. In these ... Read full review

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User Review  - unclebob53703 - LibraryThing

A collection of some of his best stories and cartoons, the best of which are superb. It's another book I thought was only available in paperback, until I found there was this gorgeous leather-bound ... Read full review

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Section 1
3
Section 2
5
Section 3
50
Section 4
86
Section 5
94
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