The Best of Don Marquis
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- Seller:Oregon Trail Book Company
- Sales Rank:271,318
- Languages:English (Unknown), English (Published)
- Number Of Items:1
- Shipping Weight (lbs):1.3
- Dimensions (in):7.5 x 4.5 x 1.6
- Publication Date:1946
- fiction verse short stories humor
Donald Robert Perry Marquis (July 28, 1878 - June 16, 1937) was a humorist, journalist, and author. He was variously a novelist, poet, newspaper columnist, and playwright. He is remembered best for creating the characters "Archy" and "Mehitabel", supposed authors of humorous verse (From Wikipedia) ... This book contains a collection of his stories and verses which include chapters titled: "The Lives and Times of Archy and Mehitabel" - "The Old Soak" - "The Old Soak's History of the World" - "Short Stories" - "Prefaces" - "Hermione and Her Little Group of Serious Thinkers" - "The Almost Perfect State" - "Serious Poetry" and "Humorous Poetry". Each Chapter is filled with many stories or verses and all are charmingly and hilariously illustrated by George Herriman, it should keep you amused and smiling for quite awhile.
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