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Coyote V Acme

Pub Date : 2002-02-09 | Author : Ian Frazier | Publisher : Farrar, Straus and Giroux

ISBN 10 : 9781466828759
ISBN 13 : 1466828757

Twenty-two humorous essays on topics ranging from Joseph Stalin's theories of revolutionary stand-up comedy, to a commencement address given by a Satanist college President, to the..


Coyote V Acme

Pub Date : 2002-02-09 | Author : Ian Frazier | Publisher : Macmillan

ISBN 10 : 0312420587
ISBN 13 : 9780312420581

A hilarious collection of essays explores such odd details of American popular culture as Wile E. Coyote's liability suit against the Acme company, Bob Hope's golfing career, the c..


Coyote V Acme

Pub Date : 1996 | Author : Ian Frazier | Publisher : Macmillan

ISBN 10 : 9780374130336
ISBN 13 : 0374130337

A frequent contributor to The New Yorker magazine, the celebrated humorist offers his second collection of essays, exploring such odd details of American popular culture as the car..


On The Rez

Pub Date : 2001-05-04 | Author : Ian Frazier | Publisher : Macmillan

ISBN 10 : 0312278594
ISBN 13 : 9780312278595

The author visits the Pine Ridge Reservation and shares his observations of the heroism, humor, and tough spirit that keeps these people afloat in the midst of crushing poverty...


The Cursing Mommy S Book Of Days

Pub Date : 2012-10-02 | Author : Ian Frazier | Publisher : Farrar, Straus and Giroux

ISBN 10 : 9780374709495
ISBN 13 : 0374709491

Based on his widely read columns for The New Yorker, Ian Frazier's uproarious first novel, The Cursing Mommy's Book of Days, centers on a profoundly memorable character, sprung fro..


Dating Your Mom

Pub Date : 2003-03-01 | Author : Ian Frazier | Publisher : Farrar, Straus and Giroux

ISBN 10 : 9781466828766
ISBN 13 : 1466828765

From the opening essay, "The Bloomsbury Group Live at the Apollo (Liner Notes from the New Best-Selling Album)" to the title piece that discusses ways in which you might begin a ro..


The Book Of Barely Imagined Beings

Pub Date : 2013-04-10 | Author : Caspar Henderson | Publisher : University of Chicago Press

ISBN 10 : 9780226044705
ISBN 13 : 022604470X

From medieval bestiaries to Borges’s Book of Imaginary Beings, we’ve long been enchanted by extraordinary animals, be they terrifying three-headed dogs or asps impervious to a ..