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Haircut and Other Stories

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About The Book

Fall into the sarcastic, realistic, and honest writing of beloved sports columnist Ring Lardner in this collection of stories from the author of You Know Me Al.

Bursting into the literary scene with the popular success, You Know Me Al, Ring Lardner was a sportswriter by trade with a superb ear for regional peculiarities in speech and a cherish sense of humor.

Funny, sarcastic, sometimes bitter, and always ironic, Lardner understood Americans, from their desires and dreams to their disappoints. Haircut and Other Stories includes some of this icon’s best-known pieces, including “Haircut,” “The Love Nest,” and “Champion.”

A true celebration of America and its people, this is a must read for anyone interested in classic American fiction.

About The Author

Ring Lardner was a sports columnist and acclaimed short-story writer. He worked for several newspapers throughout his career. His stories were notoriously filled with satire, grammatical errors, and everyday events.

Product Details

  • Publisher: Touchstone (September 11, 1991)
  • Length: 192 pages
  • ISBN13: 9780020223443

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