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James Thurber

Harrison Kinney

James Thurber

his life and times

by Harrison Kinney

  • 8 Want to read
  • 27 Currently reading

Published by H. Holt and Co in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Thurber, James, -- 1894-1961 -- Biography.,
  • Humorists, American -- 20th century -- Biography.,
  • Cartoonists -- United States -- Biography.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. (1093)-1105)and index.

    StatementHarrison Kinney.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3569.H94
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxiv, 1238 p., (32) p. of plates :
    Number of Pages1238
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22242812M
    ISBN 10080503966X

    James Thurber. James Thurber was born in Columbus, Ohio, in Famous for his humorous writings and illustrations, he was a staff member of The New Yorker for more than thirty years. He died in Previous Story of the Week selections by James Thurber • “Lavender with a Difference” • “A Box to Hide In” • “If Grant Had Been Drinking at Appomattox” Buy the book James Thurber: Writings & Drawings The Seal in the Bedroom • My Life and Hard Times • The Last Flower • The 13 Clocks • more • 1, pages List Price: $ Discover Book Depository's huge selection of James Thurber books online. Free delivery worldwide on over 20 million titles. Dec. 8, to Nov. 2, James Thurber, author, humorist and New York cartoonist, will be best remember for his hilarious tales, his indescribable dogs and his unforgettable character, Walter.

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