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The beast in me and other animals James Thurber

The beast in me and other animals

James Thurber

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ISBN : 9780151112494
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340 pages
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These twenty-three humorous stories and essays and more than one hundred illustrations find James Thurber in absolutely top form. The book concludes with a sampling of articles Thurber wrote for the New Yorker’s “The Talk of the Town,” demonstratingMoreThese twenty-three humorous stories and essays and more than one hundred illustrations find James Thurber in absolutely top form. The book concludes with a sampling of articles Thurber wrote for the New Yorker’s “The Talk of the Town,” demonstrating his often overlooked skill as a reporter.Contents:Mainly men and women --My friend Domesticus --The glass of fashion --Am not I your Rosalind? --The princess and the tin box --How to name a dog --Thix --The waters of the moon --Exhibit X --The lady on the bookcase --The ordeal of Mr. Matthews --The Dewey Dewey fog --A guide to the literary pilgrimage --Prehistoric animals of the Middle West --Here come the tigers --Look homeward, Jeannie --A call on Mrs. Forrester --The beast in the dingle --Less alarming creatures --A new natural history --Extinct animals of Bermuda --A gallery of real creatures --Soapland --O pioneers! --Ivorytown, Rinsoville, Anacinburg, and Crisco Corners --Sculptors in ivory --The invisible people --The listening women --A sheaf of drawings --The patient --A miscellany --The olden time --Time exposures --