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My Life and Hard Times

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  • 10 Currently reading

Published by Amereon Ltd .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • General,
  • Humor,
  • Biography & Autobiography

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages114
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8258223M
    ISBN 100848807715
    ISBN 109780848807719


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BOOK 1 Chapter 1. Chapter 2. Chapter 3. Chapter 4. Chapter 5. Chapter 6. Chapter 7. My Life and Hard Times is a comical memoir from humorist James Thurber. It details the eccentricities and unusual goings-on that surrounded a young Thurber growing up in Columbus, Ohio, around the time of World War I.

Thurber also provided pen-and-ink illustrations to accompany the text. In My Life and Hard times, first published inhe recounts the delightful chaos and frustrations of family, boyhood, youth, odd dogs, recalcitrant machinery, and the foibles of human nature.

+ Read more. My Life and Hard Times is a collection of stories that don’t take life too seriously. However, there are some serious social themes. Family members. “Difficult times will come.” It’s a fact of life, isn’t it.

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His best-known short stories are "The Dog That Bit People" and "The Night the Bed Fell"; they can be found in My Life and Hard Times, which was his "break-out" book. Among his other classics are The Secret Life of Walter Mitty, The Catbird Seat, A Couple of Hamburgers, The Greatest Man in the World, If Grant Had Been Drinking at Appomattox.

Widely hailed as one of the finest humorist of the twentieth century, James Thurber looks back at his own life growing up in Columbus, Ohio, with the same humor and sharp wit that defined his famous sketches and writings.

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Inwhen I was 17 and in my first year at university, I read approximately 3, pages of Dickens. Summary. In these two chapters, one gets a picture of Coketown and learns that Sissy Jupe's father has abandoned her. Chapter 5, "The Keynote," describes Coketown as a.

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My Life and Hard Times by James Thurber. Autobiographical nonfiction set in the early decades of the previous century and told in the author's now distinctive wry, droll voice, this book is a timeless classic.5/5(2).

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He published his first book, Is Sex Necessary?, with E.B. White in University Days, Thurber's humorous reminiscence of his studies at OSU, was first published in My Life and Hard Times by Harper Brothers Publishers in This edition of University Days was designed by Robert Tauber is limited to One Hundred Seventy-five copies hand Author: James Thurber.

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Theo, Jacob's brother, captures in his narrative a lot of the same sadness and frustration that I’ve experienced, and really helped me through some hard times with my own family. Picoult's book. All my life, I have rebelled against this old maid's canon of deportment, and my revolt has grown stronger with advancing years.

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As they sowed, as they reaped, so must they reassemble what is left. The first three chapters — "Another Thing Needful," "Very Ridiculous," and "Very Decided" — primarily concern Louisa's fight for self. Being put on medications a day made me feel like a test subject.

And some of them made things worse. I had blackouts, blink-2 hours. Blink-9 hours. Blink- 3 days. Blink-sitting on my dad’s body with a knife in his neck and blood pouring out of my mouth.

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