The America of George Ade, 1866-1944 : fables, short stories, essays / Edited with an introd. by Jean Shepherd.
- 12 of 13 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.
0 current holds with 13 total copies.
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|APLS-Decatur||IN 818 ADE AME (Text)||34207000413311||Indiana Non-Fiction||Available||-|
|Benton County Public Library - Fowler||INDIANA 817.4 ADE (Text)||34044000038982||INDIANA COLLECTION||Available||-|
|Brookville Public Library||817.4 ADE (Text)||38217000198297||Nonfiction BPL||Available||-|
|Danville-Center Township Public Library - Danville||I 817 SHE (Text)||32604000037017||DCTPLD IR Moveable Shelves||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 Public Library - Kirklin||817.5 Ade (Text)||34123000018982||Adult Non-Fiction, 2nd Floor||Available||-|
|Lake Village Memorial Township Library||813.4 ADE (Text)||71561000075557||Nonfiction||Available||-|
|Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library||H 810 Ade (Text)||120891000418290||archive||Reference||-|
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- Physical Description: 284 pages illustrations 22 cm
- Publisher: New York, Putnam 
|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.
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