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Ring Lardner

Stories and Other Writings

Ring Lardner( )
Author: Lardner, Ring
Editor: Frazier, Ian
Publication Date:Aug 2013
Publisher:Library of America, The
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $35.00
Book Description:

In the heady years of the Jazz Age, Ring Lardner was America's favorite humorist, a prodigally talented improviser equally admired by a popular audience and by literary friends such as F. Scott Fitzgerald and Edmund Wilson. Like Mark Twain before him and James Thurber after, he was a master of many forms and moods, his literary signatures being a virtuoso, surrealistic tomfoolery that looks forward to S. J. Perelman and a dark edgines that feels contemporary. Now, The Library of...
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Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Fiction / Short Stories (Single Author)
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.1 x 8.21 x 1.21 Inches
Book Weight:1.373 Pounds
Author Biography
Lardner, Ring (Author)
Writer and broadcaster Ian Frazier was born in Ohio and educated at Harvard University, where he wrote for the Harvard Lampoon.

After his graduation he joined The New Yorker staff and frequently contributes to The Atlantic Monthly.

His writing collections Dating Your Mom and Coyote V. Acme earned him a Thurber Prize for American Humor. The Great Plains won a 1990 Spur Award for Nonfiction from the Western Writers of America. Frazier has appeared on the National Public Radio Program A Prairie Home Companion and has acted in Smoke and Blue in the Face, both of which are Wayne Wang and Paul Auster films.


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