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    DescriptionJames Thurber was one of the finest humorists of the twentieth century (and a crack cartoonist to boot). A bestseller upon its initial publication in 1945, The Thurber Carnival captures the depth of his talent and the breadth of his wit. The stories compiled here, almost all of which first appeared in The New Yorker, are from his uproarious and candid collection My World and Welcome to It--including the American classic "The Secret Life of Walter Mitty"--as well as from The Owl in the Attic, The Seal in the Bathroom, and Men, Women and Dogs.


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    Title
    The Thurber Carnival
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) James Thurber, Illustrated by James Thurber, Commentaries by Michael J Rosen, Preface by James Thurber
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 448
    Width: 135 mm
    Height: 218 mm
    Thickness: 28 mm
    Weight: 499 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780060932879
    ISBN 10: 0060932872
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 21800
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 01
    B&T General Subject: 460
    LC subject heading: ,
    Ingram Subject Code: HU
    Libri: I-HU
    DC22: 818/.5209
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: HUM003000
    DC22: 818.5209
    LC classification: PS3539.H94 A6 1999
    LC subject heading: ,
    B&T Approval Code: C26108444
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: HUM000000
    Publisher
    HarperCollins
    Imprint name
    HARPER PERENNIAL
    Publication date
    19 November 2013
    Publication City/Country
    New York, NY
    Review quote
    "It is time that we stopped thinking about James Thurber as a mere funny man for sophisticates and recognized him as an authentic American genius. And the "Carnival, by offering the cream of his work in a handy and attractive volume indicates impressively the scope of his gifts. . . . Mr. Thurber belongs in the great line of American humorists which includes Mark Twain and Ring Lardner. "-- "Philadelphia Inquirer""One of the absolutely essential books of our time."--" Saturday Review of Literature"