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Dr. Kookie, You're Right!

ROYKO, MIKE

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ISBN 10: 0525248137 / ISBN 13: 9780525248132
Condition: Like New Hardcover
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ROYKO, MIKE. Dr. Kookie, You're Right! E.P. Dutton, (1989). Hdcvr 1st ed., signed by author, 275 pp., fine in v.g.+ d.j.35.00. Bookseller Inventory # 57437

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Title: Dr. Kookie, You're Right!

Publication Date: 1989

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Like New

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: 1st Edition.

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Mike Royko is a Pulitzer Prize-winner whose column in the Chicago Tribune is syndicated in 525 newspapers worldwide. In this, his sixth and possibly his funniest collection, he on, he takes on televangelists, Avon ladies, and elevator etiquette with customary verve.

From Publishers Weekly:

Dr. Kookie, spawn of Chicago syndicated columnist Royko, is convinced the world is mad. Appropriately enough, this sixth collection of "Dr. Kookie" columns opens with a section on religious fanaticism ("Hallelujah!"), then goes on to visit six padded cells, one containing Wall Streeters, another "big buck" fishermen, sizing up greed in the U.S., crime, war between the sexes, politics. In "Okay, World, Everybody on the Couch," Royko relates bizarre encounters involving the likes of "the Avon lady" who catches a startled customer in his shower and seven disciples who sue a transcendental meditation guru for failing to teach them to fly, that is, rise off the floor. Other targets include Ronald Reagan and his religion (or lack of it), the Texas Hunt brothers who tried to corner the world silver market, Joe Namath and the "Yuppability" dialect, sensible shoes for women and Sylvester Stallone's war record. Exuberantly cynical, this is vintage Royko.
Copyright 1989 Reed Business Information, Inc.

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