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Bon Mots, Wisecracks, and Gags

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About the Book
"Stop looking at the world through rose-colored bifocals." "His mind is so open, the wind whistles through it." "You can't teach an old dogma new tricks." Ever wonder where these sayings came from? For decades, the dining room of New York's legendary Algonquin Hotel was a hub of letters and humor. Cocktails were swilled as writers, humorists, actors, and critics poked fun at culture, the arts, and one another. In this lively tribute, today's readers will come to understand why Robert Benchley, George S. Kaufman, and Dorothy Parker represent the epitome of quips and comebacks--wit that still packs a punch decades later.
Book Details
ISBN-13: 9781616087135
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing
Publisher Imprint: Skyhorse Publishing
Depth: 19
Language: English
Returnable: Y
Spine Width: 20 mm
Weight: 362 gr
ISBN-10: 1616087137
Publisher Date: 01 Aug 2012
Binding: Paperback
Height: 211 mm
No of Pages: 176
Series Title: English
Sub Title: The Wit of Robert Benchley, Dorothy Parker, and the Algonquin Round Table
Width: 142 mm
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