Andy Rooney

Andy Rooney

60 Years of Wisdom and Wit

eBook - 2009
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Chairs. Neat people. Ugliness. War. Over six decades of intrepid reporting and elegant essays, Andy Rooney has proven a shrewd cultural analyst--unafraid to question the sometimes ridiculous, often surprising facts of our lives. Rooney's great gift is telling it straight, without a hint of sugar coating, but with more than a grain of truth and humor. His take on America? "It's just amazing how long this country has been going to hell without ever having got there." On food? "There's more dependable mediocrity than there used to be." Andy Rooney: 60 Years of Wisdom and Wit brings together the be
Publisher: New York : PublicAffairs, c2009.
Edition: 1st ed.
ISBN: 9780786746224
078674622X
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xx, 286 p.) : ports.
Contents: Timeline; Introduction; Part I
The Beginnings ofa Writing Life; Part II
Mr. Rooney Goes to Work; Part III
A Few Decades with Andy Rooney; Appendix
The Following Things Are True; Life as I See It: Rooney's Witticisms; Credits;
Summary: Chairs. Neat people. Ugliness. War. Over six decades of intrepid reporting and elegant essays, Andy Rooney has proven a shrewd cultural analyst--unafraid to question the sometimes ridiculous, often surprising facts of our lives. Rooney's great gift is telling it straight, without a hint of sugar coating, but with more than a grain of truth and humor. His take on America? "It's just amazing how long this country has been going to hell without ever having got there." On food? "There's more dependable mediocrity than there used to be." Andy Rooney: 60 Years of Wisdom and Wit brings together the be

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