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You Know Me Al A Busher's Letters

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ISBN-10: 1172376565

ISBN-13: 9781172376568

Edition: N/A

Authors: Ring Lardner, Ring Jr. Lardner

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Publisher: New York: G.H. Doran Notes: This is an OCR reprint. There may be numerous typos or missing text. There are no illustrations or indexes. When you buy the General Books edition of this book you get free trial access to where you can select from more than a million books for free. You can also preview the book there.
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Book details

List price: $26.75
Publisher: BiblioBazaar
Publication date: 9/11/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 260
Size: 7.44" wide x 9.69" long x 0.55" tall
Weight: 1.056
Language: English

Ringgold Wilmer Lardner was born on March 6, 1885 in Niles, Mich. His unusual first name came from the Civil War Union admiral Cadwallader Ringgold, but he disliked his name and shortened it to Ring. Although he came to journalism somewhat by chance, taking a position that had originally been offered to his brother, Lardner soon found his niche, writing first about sports, particularly baseball, and later a humor column. Lardner worked as a sportswriter for several papers, including the Chicago American, the Boston American, and The Chicago Tribune. Eventually he began to write short stories, and today he is best known for his stories about baseball, and in particular You Know Me Al, a…