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Barbed Wit & Malicious Humor

by Mahony, Patrick

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  • near fine
  • Hardcover
  • First
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New York: The Citadel Press, 1956. Mr. Mahony, famed Irish wit and lecturer, is ideally suited to bring you this remarkable collection of stinging anecdotes and stories. The book contains the cream of verbal abuse and attacks practiced by the famous and infamous over a period of two hundred years. The subject matter of the thirteen chapters include... Literary Larking.... Hollywood Hilarity.... Dramatic Drollery.... Musical Merriment.... Artistic Antics.... Social Satire.... Royal Roundup.... Legal Laughs.... Political Polemics.... Lecturing Laxity.... Dictator's Delemmas.... Travellers' Tales and Religious Revelling. A very entertaining book. For the public speaker - A MUST! Minimal wear to bottom edge of book. Price-intact dust jacket.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good.


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Barbed Wit & Malicious Humor
Mahony, Patrick
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Used - Near Fine
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Very Good
First Edition
The Citadel Press
Place of Publication
New York
Date published
Horace Greely - Rudyard Kipling - Lord Tennyson - Ernest Hemingway - James Joyce Political Polemics - Senator Taft - Theodore Roosevelt - Winston Churchill
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