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Selected Stories

Selected Stories

Ring Lardner - Author

Jonathan Yardley - Editor/introduction

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ISBN 9780141180182 | 400 pages | 01 May 1997 | Penguin Classics | 5.07 x 7.79in | 18 - AND UP
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This collection brings together twenty-one of Lardner’s best pieces, including the six Jack Keefe stories that comprise You Know Me, Al, as well as such familiar favorites as “Alibi Ike,” “Some Like Them Cold,” and “Guillible’s Travels.”
Edited with an Introduction by Jonathan Yardley

Introduction by Jonathan Yardley
Suggestions for Further Reading
A Note on the Text

You Know Me Al
A Busher's Letters Home
The Busher Comes Back
The Busher's Honeymoon
A New Busher Breaks In
The Busher's Kid
The Busher Beats It Hence

CALL FOR MR. KEEFE!
ALONG CAME RUTH
ALIBI IKE
GULLIBLE'S TRAVELS
CHAMPION
THE FACTS
HARMONY
MY ROOMY
THE YOUNG IMMIGRUNTS

The Big Town
Quick Returns
Ritchey
Lady Perkins
Only One
Katie Wins a Home

SOME LIKE THEM COLD
'In his grotesque but searching tales of baseball players, pugilists, movie queens, songwriters and other such dismal persons #Lardner# set down common American with the utmost precision, and yet with enough imagination to make his work a contribution of genuine and permanent value to the national literature.' - H. L. Mencken, The American Language