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Ring Lardner first burst upon the literary scene with his greatest popular success, "You Know Me Al". A sportswriter by trade, Lardner had a superb ear for regional peculiarities in speech and was loved for his sense of humor. Funny, sarcastic, sometimes bitter but always ironic, Lardner understood Americans-- their desires, their dreams, and their disappointments. Contained in "Haircut and Other Stories" are some of Lardner's best-known pieces: "Haircut", "Alibi Ike", "The Love Nest", "Zone of Quiet", and "Champion". Through these pages pass con men; an opinionated small-town barber; a nurse who chatters on and on, much to the chagrin of her charges; baseball players who have excuses for everything; and boxers who try to make it in the fight game. Published in "The Saturday Evening Post", "Collier's" and "Vanity Fair", Lardner enjoyed great success and was heralded as a singular talent by F. Scott Fitzgerald, Ernest Hemingway, H. L. Mencken, and Virginia Woolf. "Haircut and Other Stories" is a celebration of people and of America, and is a must for anyone interested in classic American fiction.

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Book Description SIMON SCHUSTER, United States, 1991. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Reissue. Language: English . Brand New Book ***** Print on Demand *****. Ring Lardner first burst upon the literary scene with his greatest popular success, You Know Me Al. A sportswriter by trade, Lardner had a superb ear for regional peculiarities in speech and was loved for his sense of humor. Funny, sarcastic, sometimes bitter but always ironic, Lardner understood Americans-- their desires, their dreams, and their disappointments. Contained in Haircut and Other Stories are some of Lardner s best-known pieces: Haircut, Alibi Ike, The Love Nest, Zone of Quiet, and Champion. Through these pages pass con men; an opinionated small-town barber; a nurse who chatters on and on, much to the chagrin of her charges; baseball players who have excuses for everything; and boxers who try to make it in the fight game. Published in The Saturday Evening Post, Collier s and Vanity Fair, Lardner enjoyed great success and was heralded as a singular talent by F. Scott Fitzgerald, Ernest Hemingway, H. L. Mencken, and Virginia Woolf. Haircut and Other Stories is a celebration of people and of America, and is a must for anyone interested in classic American fiction. Bookseller Inventory # AAV9780020223443

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Book Description Touchstone. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Paperback. 190 pages. Dimensions: 8.7in. x 5.6in. x 0.5in.Ring Lardner first burst upon the literary scene with his greatest popular success, You Know Me Al. A sportswriter by trade, Lardner had a superb ear for regional peculiarities in speech and was loved for his sense of humor. Funny, sarcastic, sometimes bitter but always ironic, Lardner understood Americans-- their desires, their dreams, and their disappointments. Contained in Haircut and Other Stories are some of Lardners best-known pieces: Haircut, Alibi Ike, The Love Nest, Zone of Quiet, and Champion. Through these pages pass con men; an opinionated small-town barber; a nurse who chatters on and on, much to the chagrin of her charges; baseball players who have excuses for everything; and boxers who try to make it in the fight game. Published in The Saturday Evening Post, Colliers and Vanity Fair, Lardner enjoyed great success and was heralded as a singular talent by F. Scott Fitzgerald, Ernest Hemingway, H. L. Mencken, and Virginia Woolf. Haircut and Other Stories is a celebration of people and of America, and is a must for anyone interested in classic American fiction. This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. Paperback. Bookseller Inventory # 9780020223443

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