Wit: The Best Things Ever Said

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Like John Train's Most Remarkable Occurrences, this beautifully packaged gift book is tailor-made for lovers of "irreference" books.

Like any rare talent, true wit is a joy to behold. Here John Train gathers the finest examples of the art, with contributors ranging from professional wits like George Bernard Shaw and Oscar Wilde to lesser-known wits like Lillie Langtry and Louis XV. 4 drawings.

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Overview

Like John Train's Most Remarkable Occurrences, this beautifully packaged gift book is tailor-made for lovers of "irreference" books.

Like any rare talent, true wit is a joy to behold. Here John Train gathers the finest examples of the art, with contributors ranging from professional wits like George Bernard Shaw and Oscar Wilde to lesser-known wits like Lillie Langtry and Louis XV. 4 drawings.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780060182236
  • Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
  • Publication date: 11/6/1991
  • Edition description: 1st ed
  • Pages: 64
  • Product dimensions: 5.31 (w) x 7.28 (h) x 0.45 (d)

Meet the Author

John Train founded Train, Smith Investment Counsel and is chairman of Montrose Advisors, both of New York. His bestselling books on investing include The Craft of Investing, The Money Masters, The New Money Masters, and The Midas Touch. He has written several hundred columns for The Wall Street Journal, Forbes, The New York Times, Harvard Magazine, The Financial Times, and other publications. He is a part-time director of two independent government agencies reporting directly to Congress and of several emerging market mutual funds. He lives in New York, spends summers in Maine, and travels frequently to Europe, Asia, and South America.

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