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6 edition of Remembering Leacock found in the catalog.

Remembering Leacock

an oral history

  • 46 Want to read
  • 19 Currently reading

Published by Deneau in Ottawa, Canada .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Canada
    • Subjects:
    • Leacock, Stephen, 1869-1944 -- Anecdotes,
    • Humorists, Canadian -- 20th century -- Biography,
    • Authors, Canadian -- 20th century -- Biography,
    • College teachers -- Canada -- Biography

    • Edition Notes

      Statement[edited] by Allan Anderson.
      ContributionsAnderson, Allan, 1915-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR9199.3.L367 Z86 1983
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxviii, 229 p. :
      Number of Pages229
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2945571M
      ISBN 100888790937, 0888790880
      LC Control Number84185411

      Stephen Leacock, internationally popular Canadian humorist, educator, lecturer, and author of more than 30 books of lighthearted sketches and essays. Leacock immigrated to Canada with his parents at the . Project Gutenberg's Sunshine Sketches of a Little Town, by Stephen Leacock This eBook is for the use of anyone anywhere at no cost and with almost no restrictions whatsoever. You may copy it, give it away or re-use it under the terms of the Project Gutenberg License included with this eBook or online at .

      The Big Book of Sherlock Holmes was a huge book with 83 stories, two by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, but along with these stories there were also stories by 81 other authors, some of them parodies and some of them pastiches, which I did not know the meaning of until I picked up this book 4/5(65). About this Item: Dodd, Mead, New York, hardcover. Condition: Good. 1st. Former Library book. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Seller Inventory # .

      Signed by Leacock and Bronfman. very good An attractive, privately printed book on Canada by the famous Canadian author. Dedicated to the Canadian People by the House of Seagram. This is the . Dean Leacock (born 10 June ) is an English professional footballer who plays for Lowestoft Town. He is primarily a centre-back, but he can also play as a right back or a defensive midfielder Career Fulham. Born in Croydon, London, Leacock .


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The second book, about life in Mariposa /5. This is Stephen Leacock first book written in For a book written more than years ago, With the exception of one or two stories, all of the stories are still fresh.

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A funny series of essays full of wit or charm. Although originally published insome of these are as funny and fresh now as they were back then. Leacock's /5(17). The story brings Leacock's literary genius and political knowledge into the spotlight, and clearly shows why the author was considered the best humorist in the English-speaking community around the /5(19).

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The silver medal, designed by sculptor Emanuel Hahn, is a tribute to well-known Canadian humorist Stephen Leacock. His last book was the unfinished autobiography The Boy I Left Behind Me (), published posthumously.

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