My World - And Welcome To It Pa

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The world of Thurber is splendidly sampled in these thirty stories, sketches, and articles that range from the wildest comedy to the serious business of murder. Animal courtship, maids, Macbeth, baseball, sailing, marriage-all fall within Thurber’s scope. Drawings by the Author.

A collection of 30 stories, essays, and sketches.

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Overview

The world of Thurber is splendidly sampled in these thirty stories, sketches, and articles that range from the wildest comedy to the serious business of murder. Animal courtship, maids, Macbeth, baseball, sailing, marriage-all fall within Thurber’s scope. Drawings by the Author.

A collection of 30 stories, essays, and sketches.

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  • ISBN-13: 9780156623445
  • Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing
  • Publication date: 3/19/1969
  • Series: Harvest Book Series
  • Pages: 320
  • Sales rank: 637,422
  • Lexile: 1090L (what's this?)
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 0.72 (d)

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  • Posted May 10, 2009

    My World and Welcome to It by James Thurber

    Thurber's humor holds up despite the fact that it was written more than 60 years ago. His minimalist drawings are delightfully expressive. This book might be more appreciated and enjoyed by those who enjoy reading gently satirical humor and those who have memories of the culture about which he wrote, but even readers with no close connection to his references should find images to laugh about.

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