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Party Tricks! The book By Earnest Pettie
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Man has the right to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness, and yet his attempts to claim any of those rights will almost always end up in comedic catastrophy. That's where Earnest Pettie comes... More > in, documenting those efforts that seem to fall so gracelessly short. Party Tricks is a collection of Earnest Pettie's best stories and essays, collected for the first time in one volume. If you can't get life, liberty, or happiness, the least you can do for yourself is purchase this book, which admirably attempts to fill the gap.< Less
Ugly Bungalow By Vincent Truman
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"Ugly Bungalow" is a series of short, sharp stories, illustrations, character studies and observations by Chicago-based writer Vincent Truman. Drawing inspiration by such disparate icons... More > as Spaulding Gray, David Sedaris, B. Kliban and Mark Leyner, Truman's essays specialize in turning left when you are expecting them to turn right, such as dealing with sensitive issues with a brazen, definitely un-politically correct demeanor. Highlights include a diary of a cross-dressing immigrant named Olaf and his search for his daughter, a series of letters from a fellow called Wallace who becomes unnaturally devoted to women, usually after the first date, and a very unusual holiday tale entitled "My Christmas With the Cannibals." About the author: Vincent Truman was born the third of two children and currently lives in limbo with his pet peeves.< Less
THE FATHER OF AMERICAN WIT By Richard Paskowitz
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George Horatio Derby, also known as John Phoenix and as Squibob, is the Father of American Wit. He influenced Mark Twain.Modern comedy owes a debt to John Phoenix (for example Andy Kaufman and Jim... More > Carey).Laugh out loud at his wit;enjoy his humor,as relevant now as it was 160 years ago.Discover for your self this master of the use of the English language.The last book that Abraham Lincoln read was by John Phoenix. Theodore Roosevelt said he could be tested on Phoenix's books. Both men enjoyed his humor.Many of the stories contained in this book have never been published.Several stories were written at Andover in the 1830's. Some were written while Derby was at the Military Academy at West Point (Class of 1846)He was truly a SOLDIER JOKER. Humor dissected ceases to be funny. In these pages, Derby's humor is special and is great fun, and is left to speak for itself without annotation. Your role in reading this book is to enjoy.< Less
Ugly Bungalow By Vincent Truman
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"Ugly Bungalow" is a series of short, sharp stories, illustrations, character studies and observations by Chicago-based writer Vincent Truman. Drawing inspiration by such disparate icons... More > as Spaulding Gray, David Sedaris, B. Kliban and Mark Leyner, Truman's essays specialize in turning left when you are expecting them to turn right, such as dealing with sensitive issues with a brazen, definitely un-politically correct demeanor. Highlights include a diary of a cross-dressing immigrant named Olaf and his search for his daughter, a series of letters from a fellow called Wallace who becomes unnaturally devoted to women, usually after the first date, and a very unusual holiday tale entitled "My Christmas With the Cannibals." About the author: Vincent Truman was born the third of two children and currently lives in limbo with his pet peeves.< Less
Southern Fishing: A Humorous Look At Sporting's Favorite Pastime By Matthew Walker
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A look at the world of fishing through the adventures on one Alabama humorist..
Southern Fishing: A Humorous Look At Sporting's Favorite Pastime By Matthew Walker
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A look at the world of fishing through the adventures on one Alabama humorist..
An Arkansas Planter By Jacquelyn Guccione
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Story of early Arkansas written by prolific writer and humorist Opie Read.
the Naked Joke Chic By Verawat Kanoknukroh
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the Joke stories for Neo Chic Lit....
Triste People By Anis Kallel
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Four stories written in french.
Triste People By Anis Kallel
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Four stories written in french.

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