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The America of George Ade, 1866-1944 : fables, short stories, essays / Edited with an introd. by Jean Shepherd.

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  • 20 of 21 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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0 current holds with 21 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Adams PL Sys. - Decatur Branch IN 818 ADE AME (Text) 34207000413311 Indiana Non-Fiction Available -
Benton Co PL - Fowler INDIANA 817.4 ADE (Text) 34044000038982 INDIANA COLLECTION Available -
Franklin Co PL Dist. - Brookville PL 817.4 ADE (Text) 38217000198297 Nonfiction BPL Available -
Indiana State Library - Indianapolis ISLI 817 A228AM (Text) 0000102809423 Bib Center book Available -
Indiana State Library - Indianapolis ISLI 817 A228AM (Text) 0000102809431 Bib Center book Available -
Indiana State Library - Indianapolis ISLI 817 A228AM (Text) 0000102810603 Bib Center book Available -
Kirklin PL - Kirklin 817.5 Ade (Text) 34123000018982 Adult Non-Fiction, 2nd Floor Available -
Newton Co PL - Lake Village Memorial Township Library 813.4 ADE (Text) 71561000075557 Nonfiction Available -
Plainfield-Guilford Twp PL - Plainfield H 810 Ade (Text) 120891000418290 archive Reference -
Shelby Co PL - Shelbyville Main Library 813.5 AME (Text) 78731000068597 Adult Nonfiction Available -
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  • Physical Description: 284 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Putnam, [1960]

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Formatted Contents Note: Fable of the visitor who got a lot for three dollars -- Fable of the Boston biologist & the native with the blue hardware -- Fable of the Bureau of Public Comfort & the man in charge -- Fable of the good fellow who got the short end of it -- Fable of Springfield's fairest flower and lonesome Agnes who was crafty -- Fable of the wise piker who had the kind of talk that went -- Fable of the slim girl who tried to keep a date that was never made -- Fable of the New York person who gave the stage fright to Fostoria, Ohio -- Fable of the good fairy with the lorngnette, and why she got it good -- Fable of the kid who shifted his ideal -- Fable of the base ball fan who took the only known cure -- Fable of the unintentional heroes of Centreville -- Fable of the parents who tinkered with the offspring -- Fable of how he never touched George -- Fable of the preacher who flew his kite, but not because he wished to do so -- Fable of the handsome Jethro, who was simply cut out to be a merchant -- Fable of Paducah's favorite comedians and the mildewed stunt -- Fable of Flora and Adolph and a home gone wrong -- Fable of the copper and the jovial undergrads -- Fable of a statesman who couldn't make good -- Fable of the coming champion who was delayed -- Fable of the lawyer who brought in a minority report -- Fable of the two mandolin players and the willing performer -- Fable of the man who didn't care for story-books -- Fable of the brash drummer and the peach who learned that there were others -- Fable of Sister Mae, who did as well as could be expected -- Fable of how the fool-killer backed out of a contract -- Fable of the caddy who hurt his head while thinking -- Fable of the martyr who liked the job -- Fable of the Bohemian who had hard luck -- Fable of the brotherhood of states & the wife who was responsible for the jubilee -- Fable of the good fairy of the Eighth Ward and the dollar excursion of the steam-fitters -- Fable of the all-night seance & the limit that ceased to be -- Fable of the good people who rallied to the support of the church.
Fable of woman's true friends & the hopeful antique -- Fable of the day's work & the morning after - Fable of the man who was going to retire -- Fable of the bookworm and the butterfly who went into the law -- Fable of the crustacean who tried to find out by reading a book -- Fable of the skittish widower who tried to set himself back some thirty years -- Fable of how the canny commercial salesman guessed the combination -- Fable of the old fox and the young fox -- Fable of the parlor blacksmith who was unable to put it right over the plate -- Fable of the he-fllirt who was very jimpsy in the hotel office but a phoney piece of work when turned loose in a flat -- Fable of the reckless wife who had no one to watch her -- Fable of Lutie, the false alarm, and how she finished about the time she started -- What the college incubator did for one modest lambkin -- Subordinate who saw a great light -- Rugged Hiram and Hiram's giddy wife -- Galley slave who was just about to but never did -- Ninety-pound knight-errant and his lady fair -- "Buck" and Gertie -- Opening of navigation -- Barclay lawn party -- Best of the Farleys -- Dubley, '89 -- Mr. Lindsay on "San Jewan" -- Periodical souse, the never-again feeling and the ride on the sprinkling cart -- One or two points difference between learning and learning how -- Attenuated attorney who rang in the associate counsel -- Regular kind of place and the usual way it turned out -- Patient toiler who got it in the usual place -- Maneuvers of Joel and the disappointed orphan asylum -- Married couple that went to housekeeping and began to find out things -- Effort to convert the work horse into a high-stepper -- Self-made Hezekiah and his message of hope to this year's crop of graduates -- Girl who took notes and got wise and then fell down -- Fable of the divided concern that was reunited under a new management -- Fable of successful Tobias and some of his happy New-Years -- Fable of the red-letter night at Smartweed Junction -- Fable of what Horace stood for in order to land the queen -- Fable of the boy with steadfast ambition -- Fable of the unfortunate has-been and the sympathetic conductor -- Fable of how Gertrude could keep it up until ten o'clock in the morning -- Fable of how the fearless favorite from St. Louis flagged the hot-looker across the way -- Fable of the one who got what was coming to him and then some more -- Fable of the girl who wanted to warm up when it was too late -- Fable of what our public schools and the primary system did for a poor but ambitious youth.
Subject: Short stories, American.
Genre: Essays.

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