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Andy Rooney [electronic resource] : 60 years of wisdom and wit / Andrew A. Rooney ; with an introduction by Brian Rooney.

Rooney, Andrew A. (Author).
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  • ISBN: 078674622X (electronic bk.)
  • ISBN: 9780786746224 (electronic bk.)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (xx, 286 p.) : ports.
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Publisher: New York : PublicAffairs, c2009.

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Formatted Contents Note: Timeline; Introduction; Part I -- The Beginnings ofa Writing Life; Part II -- Mr. Rooney Goes to Work; Part III -- A Few Decades with Andy Rooney; Appendix -- The Following Things Are True; Life as I See It: Rooney's Witticisms; Credits;
Summary, etc.: Chairs. Neat people. Ugliness. War. Over six decades of intrepid reporting and elegant essays, Andy Rooney has proven a shrewd cultural analyst--unafraid to question the sometimes ridiculous, often surprising facts of our lives. Rooney's great gift is telling it straight, without a hint of sugar coating, but with more than a grain of truth and humor. His take on America? "It's just amazing how long this country has been going to hell without ever having got there." On food? "There's more dependable mediocrity than there used to be." Andy Rooney: 60 Years of Wisdom and Wit brings together the be
Source of Description Note: Description based on print version record.
Subject: American wit and humor.
American literature.
Genre: Electronic books.

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