The Fashionable Adventures of Joshua Craig

The Fashionable Adventures of Joshua Craig

by David Graham Phillips


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The Fashionable Adventures of Joshua Craig by David Graham Phillips

Craig, with no scent for sarcasm so delicate, pushed on with enthusiasm: "The safety-pin's the mainstay of bachelor life," said he rhetorically. "It's his badge of freedom. Why, I can even repair socks with it!" -- "Throw that shirt away," said Arkwright, with a contemptuous switch of his cane. "Put on another. You're not dressing for a shindy in a shack." -- Craig surveyed the shiny surface ruefully. "What's the matter with this?" he demanded. -- "Oh, nothing," replied Arkwright, in disgust. "Only, it looks more like something to roof a house with than like linen for a civilized man." -- Craig reared. "But, damn it, Grant, I'm not civilized. I'm a wild man, and I'm going to stay wild."

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781517659967
Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date: 10/05/2015
Pages: 198
Product dimensions: 7.44(w) x 9.69(h) x 0.42(d)

About the Author

David Graham Phillips (1867 - 1911) was an American novelist and journalist of the muckraker tradition. After completing his education, Phillips worked as a newspaper reporter in Cincinnati, Ohio, before moving on to New York City where he was employed as a reporter for The Sun from 1890 to 1893, then columnist and editor with the New York World until 1902. In his spare time, he wrote a novel, The Great God Success, that was published in 1901. The royalty income enabled him to work as a freelance journalist while continuing to write fiction. Writing articles for various prominent magazines, he began to develop a reputation as a competent investigative journalist. Phillips' novels often commented on social issues of the day and frequently chronicled events based on his real-life journalistic experiences. He was considered a Progressive and for exposing corruption in the Senate he was labelled a muckraker.

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