Old Mr Flood

Old Mr Flood

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by Joseph Mitchell
     
 

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Originally published in the mid-1940s, 'Old Mr. Flood' is Joseph Mitchell’s story of retired house wrecker Hugh G. Flood, a New Yorker determined to live to the age of 115 on a diet of fresh seafood, harbor air, and good Scotch. Mitchell created an unforgettable character in these stories of fish-eating, whiskey, death, and rebirth by combining aspects of

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Originally published in the mid-1940s, 'Old Mr. Flood' is Joseph Mitchell’s story of retired house wrecker Hugh G. Flood, a New Yorker determined to live to the age of 115 on a diet of fresh seafood, harbor air, and good Scotch. Mitchell created an unforgettable character in these stories of fish-eating, whiskey, death, and rebirth by combining aspects of several men who worked at or frequented Manhattan’s famed Fulton Fish Market along the East River.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781596929791
Publisher:
MacAdam/Cage Publishing, Incorporated
Publication date:
05/22/2010
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
153 KB

Meet the Author

About the Author: Reporter Joseph Mitchell, regarded by many as one of the finest writers of the twentieth century, pioneered an honest, colorful and declarative style of journalism while writing brilliant magazine pieces for the New Yorker until his death in 1996. In 1992, most of his New Yorker pieces were collected in a New York Times best-seller omnibus titled 'Up in the Old Hotel and Other Stories', introducing his masterful craftsmanship and storytelling technique to a new generation of readers.

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Old Mr. Flood 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
this book is the most halarious story ever