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Roy Blount, Jr.

Forfatter af Alphabet Juice

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Roy Blount, Jr., has written for the Atlantic Monthly since 1981.
Image credit: Credit: Larry D. Moore, 2007 Texas Book Festival, Austin, Texas

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Værker af Roy Blount, Jr.

Alphabet Juice (2008) 507 eksemplarer
If Only You Knew How Much I Smell You: True Portraits of Dogs (1998) — Forfatter — 235 eksemplarer
Robert E. Lee (2003) 215 eksemplarer
Be Sweet: A Conditional Love Story (1998) 114 eksemplarer
Feet on the Street (2005) 112 eksemplarer
Now, Where Were We? (1623) 106 eksemplarer
I Am Puppy Hear Me Yap: The Ages of Dog (2000) — Forfatter — 98 eksemplarer
I am the cat, don't forget that (2004) — Forfatter — 83 eksemplarer
First Hubby (1964) 74 eksemplarer
Not Exactly What I Had in Mind (1985) — Forfatter — 66 eksemplarer

Associated Works

A Murder, a Mystery, and a Marriage (2001) — Forord, nogle udgaver417 eksemplarer
Sudden Fiction: American Short-Short Stories (1984) — Bidragyder — 362 eksemplarer
Baseball: A Literary Anthology (2002) — Bidragyder — 334 eksemplarer
The Best of Modern Humor (1983) — Bidragyder — 291 eksemplarer
A Treasury of Mark Twain (1999) — Introduktion — 225 eksemplarer
Russell Baker's Book of American Humor (1993) — Bidragyder — 207 eksemplarer
The Best American Essays 1997 (1997) — Bidragyder — 154 eksemplarer
The Mark Twain Anthology: Great Writers on His Life and Work (2010) — Bidragyder — 142 eksemplarer
O Holy Cow! : The Selected Verse of Phil Rizzuto (1993) — Introduktion — 70 eksemplarer
The Hungry Ear: Poems of Food and Drink (2012) — Bidragyder — 63 eksemplarer
Southern Dogs and Their People (2000) — Bidragyder — 39 eksemplarer
Antaeus No. 61, Autumn 1988 - Journals, Notebooks & Diaries (1988) — Bidragyder — 34 eksemplarer
Antaeus No. 75/76, Autumn 1994 - The Final Issue (1994) — Bidragyder — 32 eksemplarer
New Stories from the South 2003: The Year's Best (2003) — Preface — 32 eksemplarer
The Quotable Baseball Fanatic (2000) — Forord — 30 eksemplarer
Wait Wait...I'm Not Done Yet! A Memoir (2014) — Bidragyder — 10 eksemplarer
Playboy Magazine ~ March 1982 (1982) — Forfatter — 2 eksemplarer

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Kanonisk navn
Blount, Roy, Jr.
Fødselsdato
1941-10-04
Køn
male
Nationalitet
USA
Fødested
Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
Bopæl
Decatur, Georgia, USA
Uddannelse
Harvard University (M.A., 1964)
Vanderbilt University (B.A., 1963)
Erhverv
humorist
journalist
actor
musician
Organisationer
Rock Bottom Remainders (band)
Fellowship of Southern Writers
Authors Guild (president)
National Public Radio (Wait, Wait. . . Don't Tell Me)
Priser og hædersbevisninger
Thomas Wolfe Award (2009)
Phi Beta Kappa
Kort biografi
Roy Blount, Jr. says on his web site: Born to Southern parents in Indianapolis. Grew up in Decatur, Georgia. U.S. Army 1964-66. Reporter and columnist for Atlanta Journal and part-time English instructor at Georgia State College, 1966-68. Free-lance since leaving SI in 1975. Husband of painter Joan Griswold, father of social worker daughter Ennis and director-writer-actor-songwriter son Kirven (with whom he wrote and appeared in a five-minute film on extreme sports for ESPN), grandfather of of Jesse, Noah and Elsie. No pets at present, but previously dogs, cats, horse, rooster, snake, turtle, hamster, monitor lizard, parakeet and hens.

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Life is too short to slog through all the folksy anecdotes and sports reminiscences and stream-of-consciousness ponderings to get to the nuggets of interesting history and etymology. Maybe someday I'll come back and pick at a word here and there...but I doubt it.
 
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slimikin | 20 andre anmeldelser | Mar 27, 2022 |
Fun and funny! Lovely photos with delightful annotations! A must for dog lovers! I keep extra copies to give as gifts!
 
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njcur | 5 andre anmeldelser | Jul 29, 2021 |
 
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ritaer | 2 andre anmeldelser | Jul 12, 2021 |

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Værker
35
Also by
32
Medlemmer
2,482
Popularitet
#10,335
Vurdering
½ 3.5
Anmeldelser
55
ISBN
107
Sprog
2
Udvalgt
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