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The Resource The America of George Ade, 1866-1944 : fables, short stories, essays, Edited with an introd. by Jean Shepherd

The America of George Ade, 1866-1944 : fables, short stories, essays, Edited with an introd. by Jean Shepherd

Label
The America of George Ade, 1866-1944 : fables, short stories, essays
Title
The America of George Ade, 1866-1944
Title remainder
fables, short stories, essays
Statement of responsibility
Edited with an introd. by Jean Shepherd
Creator
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1866-1944
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Ade, George
Dewey number
817.4
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS1006.A6
LC item number
A6 1960
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Shepherd, Jean,
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Short stories, American
  • Essays
  • Short stories, American
Label
The America of George Ade, 1866-1944 : fables, short stories, essays, Edited with an introd. by Jean Shepherd
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Fable of the good fairy with the lorngnette, and why she got it good
  • Fable of the kid who shifted his ideal
  • Fable of the base ball fan who took the only known cure
  • Fable of the unintentional heroes of Centreville
  • Fable of the parents who tinkered with the offspring
  • Fable of how he never touched George
  • Fable of the preacher who flew his kite, but not because he wished to do so
  • Fable of the handsome Jethro, who was simply cut out to be a merchant
  • Fable of Paducah's favorite comedians and the mildewed stunt
  • Fable of Flora and Adolph and a home gone wrong
  • Fable of the visitor who got a lot for three dollars
  • Fable of the copper and the jovial undergrads
  • Fable of a statesman who couldn't make good
  • Fable of the coming champion who was delayed
  • Fable of the lawyer who brought in a minority report
  • Fable of the two mandolin players and the willing performer
  • Fable of the man who didn't care for story-books
  • Fable of the brash drummer and the peach who learned that there were others
  • Fable of Sister Mae, who did as well as could be expected
  • Fable of how the fool-killer backed out of a contract
  • Fable of the caddy who hurt his head while thinking
  • Fable of the Boston biologist & the native with the blue hardware
  • Fable of the martyr who liked the job
  • Fable of the Bohemian who had hard luck
  • Fable of the brotherhood of states & the wife who was responsible for the jubilee
  • Fable of the good fairy of the Eighth Ward and the dollar excursion of the steam-fitters
  • Fable of the all-night seance & the limit that ceased to be
  • Fable of the good people who rallied to the support of the church
  • Fable of the Bureau of Public Comfort & the man in charge
  • Fable of the good fellow who got the short end of it
  • Fable of Springfield's fairest flower and lonesome Agnes who was crafty
  • Fable of the wise piker who had the kind of talk that went
  • Fable of the slim girl who tried to keep a date that was never made
  • Fable of the New York person who gave the stage fright to Fostoria, Ohio
  • Fable of the parlor blacksmith who was unable to put it right over the plate
  • Fable of the he-fllirt who was very jimpsy in the hotel office but a phoney piece of work when turned loose in a flat
  • Fable of the reckless wife who had no one to watch her
  • Fable of Lutie, the false alarm, and how she finished about the time she started
  • What the college incubator did for one modest lambkin
  • Subordinate who saw a great light
  • Rugged Hiram and Hiram's giddy wife
  • Galley slave who was just about to but never did
  • Ninety-pound knight-errant and his lady fair
  • "Buck" and Gertie
  • Fable of woman's true friends & the hopeful antique
  • Opening of navigation
  • Barclay lawn party
  • Best of the Farleys
  • Dubley, '89
  • Mr. Lindsay on "San Jewan"
  • Periodical souse, the never-again feeling and the ride on the sprinkling cart
  • One or two points difference between learning and learning how
  • Attenuated attorney who rang in the associate counsel
  • Regular kind of place and the usual way it turned out
  • Patient toiler who got it in the usual place
  • Fable of the day's work & the morning after -
  • Maneuvers of Joel and the disappointed orphan asylum
  • Married couple that went to housekeeping and began to find out things
  • Effort to convert the work horse into a high-stepper
  • Self-made Hezekiah and his message of hope to this year's crop of graduates
  • Girl who took notes and got wise and then fell down
  • Fable of the divided concern that was reunited under a new management
  • Fable of successful Tobias and some of his happy New-Years
  • Fable of the red-letter night at Smartweed Junction
  • Fable of what Horace stood for in order to land the queen
  • Fable of the boy with steadfast ambition
  • Fable of the man who was going to retire
  • Fable of the unfortunate has-been and the sympathetic conductor
  • Fable of how Gertrude could keep it up until ten o'clock in the morning
  • Fable of how the fearless favorite from St. Louis flagged the hot-looker across the way
  • Fable of the one who got what was coming to him and then some more
  • Fable of the girl who wanted to warm up when it was too late
  • Fable of what our public schools and the primary system did for a poor but ambitious youth
  • Fable of the bookworm and the butterfly who went into the law
  • Fable of the crustacean who tried to find out by reading a book
  • Fable of the skittish widower who tried to set himself back some thirty years
  • Fable of how the canny commercial salesman guessed the combination
  • Fable of the old fox and the young fox
Control code
18337774
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
284 pages
Lccn
60008120
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm01598322
  • (OCoLC)1598322
Label
The America of George Ade, 1866-1944 : fables, short stories, essays, Edited with an introd. by Jean Shepherd
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Fable of the good fairy with the lorngnette, and why she got it good
  • Fable of the kid who shifted his ideal
  • Fable of the base ball fan who took the only known cure
  • Fable of the unintentional heroes of Centreville
  • Fable of the parents who tinkered with the offspring
  • Fable of how he never touched George
  • Fable of the preacher who flew his kite, but not because he wished to do so
  • Fable of the handsome Jethro, who was simply cut out to be a merchant
  • Fable of Paducah's favorite comedians and the mildewed stunt
  • Fable of Flora and Adolph and a home gone wrong
  • Fable of the visitor who got a lot for three dollars
  • Fable of the copper and the jovial undergrads
  • Fable of a statesman who couldn't make good
  • Fable of the coming champion who was delayed
  • Fable of the lawyer who brought in a minority report
  • Fable of the two mandolin players and the willing performer
  • Fable of the man who didn't care for story-books
  • Fable of the brash drummer and the peach who learned that there were others
  • Fable of Sister Mae, who did as well as could be expected
  • Fable of how the fool-killer backed out of a contract
  • Fable of the caddy who hurt his head while thinking
  • Fable of the Boston biologist & the native with the blue hardware
  • Fable of the martyr who liked the job
  • Fable of the Bohemian who had hard luck
  • Fable of the brotherhood of states & the wife who was responsible for the jubilee
  • Fable of the good fairy of the Eighth Ward and the dollar excursion of the steam-fitters
  • Fable of the all-night seance & the limit that ceased to be
  • Fable of the good people who rallied to the support of the church
  • Fable of the Bureau of Public Comfort & the man in charge
  • Fable of the good fellow who got the short end of it
  • Fable of Springfield's fairest flower and lonesome Agnes who was crafty
  • Fable of the wise piker who had the kind of talk that went
  • Fable of the slim girl who tried to keep a date that was never made
  • Fable of the New York person who gave the stage fright to Fostoria, Ohio
  • Fable of the parlor blacksmith who was unable to put it right over the plate
  • Fable of the he-fllirt who was very jimpsy in the hotel office but a phoney piece of work when turned loose in a flat
  • Fable of the reckless wife who had no one to watch her
  • Fable of Lutie, the false alarm, and how she finished about the time she started
  • What the college incubator did for one modest lambkin
  • Subordinate who saw a great light
  • Rugged Hiram and Hiram's giddy wife
  • Galley slave who was just about to but never did
  • Ninety-pound knight-errant and his lady fair
  • "Buck" and Gertie
  • Fable of woman's true friends & the hopeful antique
  • Opening of navigation
  • Barclay lawn party
  • Best of the Farleys
  • Dubley, '89
  • Mr. Lindsay on "San Jewan"
  • Periodical souse, the never-again feeling and the ride on the sprinkling cart
  • One or two points difference between learning and learning how
  • Attenuated attorney who rang in the associate counsel
  • Regular kind of place and the usual way it turned out
  • Patient toiler who got it in the usual place
  • Fable of the day's work & the morning after -
  • Maneuvers of Joel and the disappointed orphan asylum
  • Married couple that went to housekeeping and began to find out things
  • Effort to convert the work horse into a high-stepper
  • Self-made Hezekiah and his message of hope to this year's crop of graduates
  • Girl who took notes and got wise and then fell down
  • Fable of the divided concern that was reunited under a new management
  • Fable of successful Tobias and some of his happy New-Years
  • Fable of the red-letter night at Smartweed Junction
  • Fable of what Horace stood for in order to land the queen
  • Fable of the boy with steadfast ambition
  • Fable of the man who was going to retire
  • Fable of the unfortunate has-been and the sympathetic conductor
  • Fable of how Gertrude could keep it up until ten o'clock in the morning
  • Fable of how the fearless favorite from St. Louis flagged the hot-looker across the way
  • Fable of the one who got what was coming to him and then some more
  • Fable of the girl who wanted to warm up when it was too late
  • Fable of what our public schools and the primary system did for a poor but ambitious youth
  • Fable of the bookworm and the butterfly who went into the law
  • Fable of the crustacean who tried to find out by reading a book
  • Fable of the skittish widower who tried to set himself back some thirty years
  • Fable of how the canny commercial salesman guessed the combination
  • Fable of the old fox and the young fox
Control code
18337774
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
284 pages
Lccn
60008120
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm01598322
  • (OCoLC)1598322

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