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The Resource Reporting at wit's end : tales from The New Yorker, St. Clair McKelway ; introduction by Adam Gopnik

Reporting at wit's end : tales from The New Yorker, St. Clair McKelway ; introduction by Adam Gopnik

Label
Reporting at wit's end : tales from The New Yorker
Title
Reporting at wit's end
Title remainder
tales from The New Yorker
Statement of responsibility
St. Clair McKelway ; introduction by Adam Gopnik
Title variation
At wit's end
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Collects the 36-year New Yorker veteran's most memorable work from the 1930s through the 1960s, creating a portrait of a long-forgotten New York and highlighting the author's incomparable wit and love of the city's rough edges
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
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New Yorker (New York, N.Y. : 1925)
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1905-1980
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
McKelway, St. Clair
Dewey number
814/.52
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3525.C54
LC item number
R48 2010
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • American essays
  • Popular culture
  • New York (N.Y.)
  • New York (N.Y.)
Label
Reporting at wit's end : tales from The New Yorker, St. Clair McKelway ; introduction by Adam Gopnik
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
The 1930s. Firebug-catcher -- Place and leave with -- The innocent man at Sing Sing -- Average cop -- Who is this king of glory? (with A.J. Liebling) -- The 1940s -- Some fun with the F.B.I. -- Mister 880 -- The cigar, the three wings, and the low-level attacks -- The wily Wilby -- Gossip writer -- The 1950s. The blowing of the top of Peter Roger Oboe -- The cockatoo -- A case of felony murder -- This is it, honey -- The perils of Pearl and Olga -- The rich recluse of Herald Square -- The 1960s. The Edinburgh caper -- The big little man from Brooklyn
Control code
401150916
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
First U.S. edition.
Extent
xix, 620 pages
Isbn
9781608190348
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2009028891
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Label
Reporting at wit's end : tales from The New Yorker, St. Clair McKelway ; introduction by Adam Gopnik
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
The 1930s. Firebug-catcher -- Place and leave with -- The innocent man at Sing Sing -- Average cop -- Who is this king of glory? (with A.J. Liebling) -- The 1940s -- Some fun with the F.B.I. -- Mister 880 -- The cigar, the three wings, and the low-level attacks -- The wily Wilby -- Gossip writer -- The 1950s. The blowing of the top of Peter Roger Oboe -- The cockatoo -- A case of felony murder -- This is it, honey -- The perils of Pearl and Olga -- The rich recluse of Herald Square -- The 1960s. The Edinburgh caper -- The big little man from Brooklyn
Control code
401150916
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
First U.S. edition.
Extent
xix, 620 pages
Isbn
9781608190348
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2009028891
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n

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