The Resource Reading for pleasure,, chosen with introd. and comment by Bennett Cerf

Reading for pleasure,, chosen with introd. and comment by Bennett Cerf

Label
Reading for pleasure,
Title
Reading for pleasure,
Statement of responsibility
chosen with introd. and comment by Bennett Cerf
Creator
Editor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
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1898-1971
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Cerf, Bennett
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS659
LC item number
.C4
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • American prose literature
  • English prose literature
  • American prose literature
  • English prose literature
Label
Reading for pleasure,, chosen with introd. and comment by Bennett Cerf
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The birth of an island / Rachel L. Carson -- In defense of octopuses / Gilbert C. Klingel -- To the south sea islands / Thor Heyerdahl -- The dreadful dragon of Hay Hill / Max Beerbohm -- Channeled whelk / Anne Morrow Lindbergh -- By the waters of Babylon / Stephen Vincent Benét -- A diversion played on a penny whistle / George Meredith -- Love in wartime / Irwin Shaw -- Faust and Helen / Thomas Wolfe -- Eugene / Aline Bernstein -- Indian summer of a Forsyte / John Galsworthy -- The bar sinister / Richard Harding Davis -- While the automobile ran down / Charles Battell Loomis -- The life and death of vaudeville / Fred Allen -- The climax of the ascent / Maurice Herzog -- Big game hunting in Africa / J.A. Hunter -- Fish are such liars / Roland Pertwee -- You can't do that / John P. Marquand -- Mr. Morgan / James A. Michener -- Mr. Know-All / W. Somerset Maugham -- Vanity / Frank O'Connor -- Revelations / Katherine Mansfield -- Eneas Africanus / Harry Stillwell Edwards -- They griind exceeding small / Ben Ames Williams -- The catbird seat / James Thurber -- Bread alone / John O'Hara -- A table at Ciro's / Budd Schulberg -- Race at morning / William Faulkner -- New Year's Day / Edith Wharton -- The old chevalier / Isak Dinesen -- The coming of Pan / James Stephens -- The sea change / Ernest Hemingway -- Sense of humour / V.S. Pritchett -- Barrow Street / Richard Sherman -- Charlotte's web (selection) / E.B. White -- Adam and Eve and pinch me / A.E. Coppard -- The fifty-first dragon / Heywood Broun -- A Christmas memory / Truman Capote -- What is a boy? ; What is a girl? / Alan Beck -- The Klobber System / Moss Hart -- Apology at bedtime / Harlan Miller -- Let the bridges fall down / Dorothy Canfield Fisher -- The great pancake record / Owen Johnson -- The freshest boy / F. Scott Fitzgerald -- The hands of Mr. Ottermole / Thomas Burke -- Thus I refute Beelzy / John Collier -- Sredni Vashtar / Saki -- Coroner's inquest / Marc Connelly -- Treasure trove / F. Tennyson Jesse -- The most dangerous game / Richard Connell -- The world the children made / Ray Bradbury -- Dip in the pool / Roald Dahl -- The cream of the joust / T.H. White -- A corner in horses / Stewart Edward White -- Gertrude the governess: or simple seventeen / Stephen Leacock -- The venturers / O. Henry -- The pipe / S.J. Perelman -- The young immigrunts / Ring Lardner -- Pvt. Stockdale vs. classification / Mac Hyman -- The lacy battle flag / William Brinkley -- Auntie Mame and the southern belle / Patrick Dennis -- Crashing the sauna barrier ; Venice à la Hemingway / Art Buchwald -- Gamesmanship (excerpts) / Stephen Potter
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
1st ed..
Extent
769 pages
Lccn
57008166
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)00964615
  • (OCoLC)ocm00964615
Label
Reading for pleasure,, chosen with introd. and comment by Bennett Cerf
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The birth of an island / Rachel L. Carson -- In defense of octopuses / Gilbert C. Klingel -- To the south sea islands / Thor Heyerdahl -- The dreadful dragon of Hay Hill / Max Beerbohm -- Channeled whelk / Anne Morrow Lindbergh -- By the waters of Babylon / Stephen Vincent Benét -- A diversion played on a penny whistle / George Meredith -- Love in wartime / Irwin Shaw -- Faust and Helen / Thomas Wolfe -- Eugene / Aline Bernstein -- Indian summer of a Forsyte / John Galsworthy -- The bar sinister / Richard Harding Davis -- While the automobile ran down / Charles Battell Loomis -- The life and death of vaudeville / Fred Allen -- The climax of the ascent / Maurice Herzog -- Big game hunting in Africa / J.A. Hunter -- Fish are such liars / Roland Pertwee -- You can't do that / John P. Marquand -- Mr. Morgan / James A. Michener -- Mr. Know-All / W. Somerset Maugham -- Vanity / Frank O'Connor -- Revelations / Katherine Mansfield -- Eneas Africanus / Harry Stillwell Edwards -- They griind exceeding small / Ben Ames Williams -- The catbird seat / James Thurber -- Bread alone / John O'Hara -- A table at Ciro's / Budd Schulberg -- Race at morning / William Faulkner -- New Year's Day / Edith Wharton -- The old chevalier / Isak Dinesen -- The coming of Pan / James Stephens -- The sea change / Ernest Hemingway -- Sense of humour / V.S. Pritchett -- Barrow Street / Richard Sherman -- Charlotte's web (selection) / E.B. White -- Adam and Eve and pinch me / A.E. Coppard -- The fifty-first dragon / Heywood Broun -- A Christmas memory / Truman Capote -- What is a boy? ; What is a girl? / Alan Beck -- The Klobber System / Moss Hart -- Apology at bedtime / Harlan Miller -- Let the bridges fall down / Dorothy Canfield Fisher -- The great pancake record / Owen Johnson -- The freshest boy / F. Scott Fitzgerald -- The hands of Mr. Ottermole / Thomas Burke -- Thus I refute Beelzy / John Collier -- Sredni Vashtar / Saki -- Coroner's inquest / Marc Connelly -- Treasure trove / F. Tennyson Jesse -- The most dangerous game / Richard Connell -- The world the children made / Ray Bradbury -- Dip in the pool / Roald Dahl -- The cream of the joust / T.H. White -- A corner in horses / Stewart Edward White -- Gertrude the governess: or simple seventeen / Stephen Leacock -- The venturers / O. Henry -- The pipe / S.J. Perelman -- The young immigrunts / Ring Lardner -- Pvt. Stockdale vs. classification / Mac Hyman -- The lacy battle flag / William Brinkley -- Auntie Mame and the southern belle / Patrick Dennis -- Crashing the sauna barrier ; Venice à la Hemingway / Art Buchwald -- Gamesmanship (excerpts) / Stephen Potter
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
1st ed..
Extent
769 pages
Lccn
57008166
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)00964615
  • (OCoLC)ocm00964615

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