Ring: A Biography of Ring Lardner

Ring: A Biography of Ring Lardner

by Jonathan Yardley


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Sportswriter, storyteller, humorist-Ring Lardner was an American original, and in this affectionate, entertaining, and authoritative biography, Pulitzer Prize winning critic Jonathan Yardley gives us a new look at Lardner's all too short life and career.

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780742511606
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 03/27/2001
Pages: 448
Sales rank: 861,088
Product dimensions: 5.94(w) x 8.92(h) x 0.93(d)

About the Author

Jonathan Yardley is the book critic and a columnist for the Washington Post. His columns and reviews are distributed to newspapers throughout the country. He lives in Washington, D.C.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Frank Chance's Diamond Chapter 2 Beginnings Chapter 3 A Courtship Chapter 4 Married Chapter 5 In the Wake of the News Chapter 6 Fame Chapter 7 The Last Years Chapter 8 Epilogue Chapter 9 Acknowledgements Chapter 10 A Note on Sources Chapter 11 Index

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