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Download My World - and Welcome to It Audiobook (Unabridged)

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4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 4.00 (279 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: James Thurber Narrator: John Cullum Publisher: AudioGO Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date:
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James Thurber is a masterful writer, humorist, and creator of enduring characters: Walter Mitty and the Lemming, included herein, have a permanent place in our culture. These 22 complete stories from Part I of My World (first published in 1942) reveal the full range of Thurber's genius, from his fanciful analysis of Shakespeare's Macbeth to his playful rendition of marital conflict and ultimately, his serious consideration of murders unsolved. His final memorial tribute to his dog fits the spirit of a light life, well-lived.

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  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Dan | 11/6/2013

    " If you haven't read Thurber, you owe it to yourself to give it a try. Another reviewer dinged it for being dated, but for me that is part of its charm. Wonderful short stories and essays with style and wit. Simply delightful. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Maggie | 7/12/2013

    " just re-read. still entertaining. fits my sense of humor. may be dull to others. but i totally "get" thurber. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Kaethe | 2/3/2013

    " Thurber amuses me, in a quiet sort of way. Not doing-a-spit-take-with-my-own-spit sort of way. Just a little upturning on the lips on one side of the mouth. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Mary Tuley | 2/1/2013

    " Thurber's brilliant at being Thurber. I always want him to come out on top, and of course he never truly does. He's my favorite example of "hapless." "

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