Quite Enough of Calvin Trillin

Quite Enough of Calvin Trillin

Forty Years of Funny Stuff

eBook - 2011
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"For at least forty years, Calvin Trillin has commiteed blatant acts of funniness all over the place"--Jacket flap. A collection of Trillin's writings, arranged roughly by category.
Publisher: New York : Random House, c2011.
Edition: 1st ed.
ISBN: 9780679604808
0679604804
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xvi, 340 p.)
Contents: Biographically speaking
The Media: liberal elite and otherwise
Tales of a clean-plate ranger
High society and just plain rich people
Criminal justice, criminals, justices, but (probably) no criminal justices
Life among the literati
Madly making money
The years with Navasky
Twenty years of pols: one poem each
NYC
Family matters
Beasts of the field, fish of the sea, and chiggers in the tall grass
English and some languages I don't speak
Bagels, Yiddish, and other Jewish contributions to western civilization
The sporting life
Science, technology, and the healing arts
Foreigners
Issues and other irritations
Seeing the world
National holidays.
Summary: "For at least forty years, Calvin Trillin has commiteed blatant acts of funniness all over the place"--Jacket flap. A collection of Trillin's writings, arranged roughly by category.

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Jan 17, 2016

great humor of a low key version and insights into American politic
s and culture

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