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My ten years in a quandary

Benchley, Robert

My ten years in a quandary

and how they grew

by Benchley, Robert

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  • 14 Currently reading

Published by Blue Ribbon Books in New York .
Written in English


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Statementbu Robert Benchley
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LC ClassificationsPS3503.E49 M9
The Physical Object
Pagination361 p. :
Number of Pages361
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26553278M

Back in my Philosophy and the New Physics had been listed by Choice in the USA as one of the outstanding academic books of the year but, though it went through several editions, the planned sequels remained unfinished as I took on a series of critical roles during the turbulent development of Middlesex University. Having originally studied.   Few things are so fleeting as the fame of a professional humorist. In the ’20s and ’30s, Robert Benchley was one of America’s best-known comic writers, a founder of the Algonquin Round Table who published essay collections with facetious titles like “My Ten Years in a Quandary, and How They Grew” that made him at least as popular as James Thurber.


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This is probably the funniest book ever written in the English language. These are columns written by Robert Benchley years ago, and they will tickle you in a way no other humorist can.

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My Ten Years in a Quandary, and How They Grew is a collection of short humorous essays by Robert Benchley. ***** MY TEN YEARS IN A QUANDARY, and How They Grew By Robert Benchley Cover Art and Illustrations by Gluyas Williams Pocket Book No. New York, (January, ) First Pocket Books Printing Mass market paperback; Contains numerous line illustrations; pages plus6 pages of publisher's My ten years in a quandary book 4 1/4" x 6 3/8" (golden age size); pictorial wraps.

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The book of supernatural capability presents itself to grant an individual any wish, but at the cost of ten years of his or her lifespan. Me in Ten Years It is difficult to imagine how I will end up in the future. Let alone looking ten years ahead, I cannot fully describe my life.

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Technologies and trends are different. Customs and attitudes are also different. Even physical. The first book of Benchley's I read was when I was a freshman in LaSalle Peru, Illinois, high school in While researching for materials to use as an exordium for an assignment I had written for English, the humor literature section caught my eye.

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