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Alarms and diversions

James Thurber

Alarms and diversions

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Published by Penguin books, in association with H. Hamilton in Harmondsworth, Middlesex .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Humorous stories, American,
  • American wit and humor

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby James Thurber.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination413 p. :
    Number of Pages413
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23100901M
    OCLC/WorldCa13104726

    James Thurber. AKA James Grover Thurber. Short story writer and cartoonist. Birthplace: Columbus, OH Location of death: New York City Cause of death: Aneurysm Remains: Buried, Gree. Father: Charles Leander Thurber (politician) Mother: Mary Agnes Fisher Brother: William (older) Brother: Robert (younger) Wife: Althea Adams (m. May, div. May Born: James Thurber — Cartoon caption, The New Yorker (30 January ); "Women and Men", The Seal in the Bedroom and Other Predicaments (); also used in "The Lady on the Bookcase", Alarms and Diversions (). Tags: right, you, heard, seal, bark. Linguistic humor, Stranded prepositions Arranged in order of depth of recursion Source: John Moore. You English words. A book about them. New York: Dell. I lately lost a preposition; It hid, I thought, beneath my chair, .


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