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More than Somewhat

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Title:More than Somewhat
Runyon, Damon   
(4 of 8 for author by title)
Short Takes: Readers’ Choice of the Best Columns of America’s Favorite Newspaperman, Damon Runyon
The Last Stories
Published:   1937
Tags:fiction, humour, short stories

This volume contains a collection of Damon Runyon's often simultaneously hilarious, sentimental, and horrifying short stories. Full of memorable characters and masterfully composed narrative, these short stories constitute a wonderful addition to any personal library, and are not to be missed by discerning collectors of Runyon's work. The stories contained herein include: Beach of Promise, Romance in the Roaring Forties, Dream Street Rose, The Old Doll's House, Blood Pressure, The Bloodhounds of Broadway, Tobias the Terrible, The Snatching of Bookie Bob, The Lily of St. Pierre, Earthquake, and more. Alfred Damon Runyon (1880 1946) was an American newspaperman and author, best remembered for his short stories about the world of Broadway in New York City that resulted from the Prohibition era.--goodreads.com. [Suggest a different description.]

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Damon Runyon (1884-1946) was an American writer and journalist. He was born in Kansas and served in the army during the Spanish-American War. In 1911 he began a career as a journalist specializing in sports reporting. He then began to write books, principally poetry and plays but also collections of short stories. His collection Guys and Dolls was turned into a popular Broadway musical. Faded Page hosts some of his short story collections including More than Somewhat, Take it Easy, and Written in Sickness. (Chambers Biographical Dictionary)

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