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Take it Easy

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Title:Take it Easy
Author:
Runyon, Damon   
(4 of 5 for author by title)
Written in Sickness
Short Takes: Readers’ Choice of the Best Columns of America’s Favorite Newspaperman, Damon Runyon
Published:   1938
Tags:fiction, humour, short stories
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Tales from the world of gamblers and small-time crooks who inhabited the world of the speakeasies during Prohibition.

The Prohibition era comes alive in these comic tales featuring dames (dolls, babes, broads, or ever-loving wives) and guys (players, gamblers, citizens and cops), along with the gee-gees, the bars and the speakeasies of the day. All written in Runyon's unique comic style. [Suggest a different description.]

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Author Bio for Runyon, Damon

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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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