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Letters of Ring Lardner

by Ring Lardner

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Published by Orchises in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Lardner, Ring, 1885-1933 -- Correspondence.,
  • Authors, American -- 20th century -- Correspondence.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Clifford M. Caruthers ; with a foreword by Ring Lardner, Jr.
    ContributionsCaruthers, Clifford M., 1935-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3523.A7 Z48 1995
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 300 p. :
    Number of Pages300
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1116370M
    ISBN 100914061526
    LC Control Number94042459

    The You Know Me Al letters have an unusual history, in terms of reputation. The impact of their original publication, forty-five years ago, was such that their fame has endured to a large extent by word of mouth, like that of New York's blizzard of Below is John Lardner's introduction to a edition of Ring Lardner's You Know Me Al, a fictional series of letters from professional ballplayer Jack Keefe to his friend stories are included in the Library of America's new collection. (There was also a comic strip based on the same characters, with continuity written by Ring.) John was Ring Lardner's eldest son and a fine.

    Treat 'em Rough. Letters from Jack the Kaiser Killer. By. Ring Lardner. 0 (0 Reviews) Free Download. Read Online. This book is available for free download in a number of formats - including epub, pdf, azw, mobi and more. You can also read the full text online using our ereader. More books by Ring Lardner. Gullible's Travels. Alibi Ike. You. May 6, - Explore ployd's board "Ring Lardner", followed by people on Pinterest. See more ideas about Ring lardner, Tender is the night and Story writer pins.

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One of the classic baseball stories, You Know Me Al, first published intells the story of the fictional Jack Keefe, a bush league baseball player who earns a trip to the majors to pitch for the Chicago White in pre–World War I, the book is comprised of letters that Keefe sends to his “old pal” Al.

Through the letters, the self-centered Keefe reveals his regular struggles Cited by: 7. Since only a small portion of the great Ring Lardner's work is still in print (i.e., "You Know Me Al" and various collections of his sports writing and short stories), this well-chosen collection of his letters is a happy discovery for fans of the humorist.

As one would expect from Lardner, the letters are breezy, funny, and full of acerbic 5/5(1). Letters of Ring Lardner book book is not the first Lardner wrote featuring Jack Keefe, ace pitcher for the Chicago White Sox,volunteers for the army when America enters WWI.

He's a big, gullible hunk of American jock, completely lacking in self-awareness but (mostly) a stand-up guy for all that/5. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

Interviews Aug Ian Frazier on why Ring Lardner is “a major figure in twentieth-century letters” Ring Lardner: Stories & Other Writings. Writer and humorist Ian Frazier, a frequent contributor to The New Yorker and the author of many books (including the best-selling Travels in Siberia) spoke with us recently about the newly published Ring Lardner: Stories & Other Writings.

InLardner published his first successful book, You Know Me Al, a collection of fictional letters by a bush-league baseball player, loaded with satire about athletics' propensity for stupidity and greed.

Some of the letters were published as short stories in The Saturday Evening Post the same year. Lardner's love for writing about the. Ring Lardner; Home. Set in pre–World War I, the book is comprised of letters that Keefe sends to his “old pal” Al.

Through the letters, the self-centered Keefe reveals his regular struggles to maintain his position in the big leagues as well as his personal life and juggle his financial difficulties. Nevertheless, the tales from on. The Paperback of the You Know Me Al: A Busher's Letters by Ring W Lardner at Barnes & Noble.

FREE Shipping on $35 or more. Due to COVID, orders may be : CreateSpace Publishing. Download Ring Lardner Stories Other Writings in PDF and EPUB Formats for free.

Ring Lardner Stories Other Writings Book also available for Read Online, mobi, docx and mobile and kindle reading. Ring Lardner has books on Goodreads with ratings. Ring Lardner’s most popular book is You Know Me Al. Treat'em Rough - Letters From Jack the Kaiser Killer.

Ring Lardner $ - $   The Greatest Baseball Novel Ever Written: Ring Lardner's You Know Me Al The book traces the misadventures of a struggling pitcher through the letters he writes home to. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for You Know Me Al: A Busher's Letters by Ring W.

Lardner (, Hardcover) at the best online prices at eBay. Free shipping for many products. Ring Lardner was a sports columnist and acclaimed short-story writer. He worked for several newspapers throughout his career, including the South Bend Times, St. Louis Sporting News, Boston American, and Chicago stories were notoriously filled with satire, grammatical errors, and everyday events/5(5).

At the height of the Jazz Age, Ring Lardner was America&#;s most beloved humorist, equally admired by a popular audience and by literary friends like F. Scott Fitzgerald and Edmund Wilson. A sports writer who became a sensation Brand: Library of America.

Ring Lardner title character is a crossword puzzle clue. Clue: Ring Lardner title character. Ring Lardner title character is a crossword puzzle clue that we have spotted 1. Besides the letters, this includes a chronological listing of first publications of Ring Lardner’s book and magazine pieces and a reprint of Fitzgerald’s New Republic piece, “Ring.” Caruthers does a very good job of explaining references and providing context so that.

Ring Lardner’s influence on American letters is arguably greater than that of any other American writer in the early part of the twentieth century.

Lauded by critics and the public for his groundbreaking short stories, Lardner was also the country’s best-known journalist in the s and early s, when his voice was all but inescapable. Ring Lardner’s influence on American letters is arguably greater than that of any other American writer in the early part of the twentieth century.

Lauded by critics and the public for his groundbreaking short stories, Lardner was also the country’s best-known journalist in the s and early s, when his voice was all but inescapable. Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg.

Ring Lardner's novel,YOU KNOW ME AL, is a recognized classic, a tongue-in-cheek look at professional baseball in the early 20th century. First published nearly a hundred years ago, I don't think Lardner's book has ever been out of print. It's that good and still that relevant when it comes to baseball: i.e.

a dumb jock is still a dumb jock/5(10).Product Information. Ring Lardner's masterpiece, "You Know Me Al" is the story of a semi-literate, boastful, self-deceiving boob and rookie ball-player with the Chicago White Sox told through a series of letters home to his friend Al.

Ring Lardner had an outsize influence on sportswriting and the English language. Ron Rapoport had just completed a collection of Lardner's writing when named recipient of .