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Product Description: Our best-laid plans will yield to fate.And we will say, “We lived. We ate.”Roy Blount Jr. is one of America’s most cherished comic writers. He’s been compared to Mark Twain and James Thurber, and his books have been called everything from “a work of art” (Robert W...read more

Hardcover:

9780374175207 | Sarah Crichton Books, March 15, 2016, cover price $26.00 | About this edition: Our best-laid plans will yield to fate.

Paperback:

9780374536886 | Sarah Crichton Books, March 21, 2017, cover price $15.00 | About this edition: Our best-laid plans will yield to fate.

CD/Spoken Word:

9781622319985 | Unabridged edition (Highbridge Co, March 15, 2016), cover price $29.99 | About this edition: As a lifelong eater, Roy Blount always got along easy with food?

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Product Description: Learn about the last great assault of the Civil War. Author Russell W. Blount, Jr., provides an eyewitness account that documents the events in Mobile, Alabama, in 1865. His vivid narrative of the turbulent siege of nearby Spanish Fort and the subsequent battle for Mobile brings to life some of the forgotten people of the struggle through their diaries and letters...read more

Hardcover:

9781455621101 | Pelican Pub Co Inc, September 9, 2015, cover price $26.95 | About this edition: Learn about the last great assault of the Civil War.

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Product Description: In this collection of essays and articles, including sermons and columns written for the Cen-La Focus, Henry C. Blount, Jr. D. Min walks us through his faith and unique way of seeing the world. Wise, worldly, and always quick with a quote or a witticism, these are meditations on life in a time of uncertainty that will bring comfort to anyone seeking it...read more

Paperback:

9781480911321 | Dorrance Pub Co, April 30, 2015, cover price $15.00 | About this edition: In this collection of essays and articles, including sermons and columns written for the Cen-La Focus, Henry C.

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Product Description: Elvis remains the “King” of rock--and this engaging collection pays tribute to his enduring power. Admirers from all walks of life weigh in, including award-winning journalists, acclaimed authors, music critics, influential thinkers, co-stars, family, and friends...read more
By Blount (introduced by)

Hardcover:

9781402784187 | Sterling Pub Co Inc, July 3, 2012, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Elvis remains the “King” of rock--and this engaging collection pays tribute to his enduring power.

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Product Description: Fresh-squeezed Lexicology, with TwistsNo man of letters savors the ABC's, or serves them up, like language-loving humorist Roy Blount Jr. His glossary, from ad hominy to zizz, is hearty, full bodied, and out to please discriminating palates coarse and fine...read more

Hardcover:

9780374103705 | Farrar Straus & Giroux, May 10, 2011, cover price $26.00 | About this edition: Fresh-squeezed Lexicology, with TwistsNo man of letters savors the ABC’s, or serves them up, like language-loving humorist Roy Blount Jr.

Paperback:

9780374533373 | Farrar Straus & Giroux, May 8, 2012, cover price $15.00 | About this edition: Fresh-squeezed Lexicology, with TwistsNo man of letters savors the ABC's, or serves them up, like language-loving humorist Roy Blount Jr.

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Product Description: After spending time as a professor in upstate New York, Robert Ward decided to give journalism a try.What followed were two decades of assignments for New Times, GQ, SPORT, Rolling Stone, and other publications, covering the biggest stars of the sporting, music, art, and film worlds...read more
By Blount (introduced by) and Robert Ward

Hardcover:

9781440533143 | Adams Media Corp, March 17, 2012, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: After spending time as a professor in upstate New York, Robert Ward decided to give journalism a try.

By Blount (introduced by), E. W. Kemble (illustrator) and Mark Twain

Miscellaneous:

9780307765420 | Modern Library, January 12, 2011, cover price $17.00

Hardcover:

9780061808166 | Harpercollins, September 28, 2010, cover price $19.99

Miscellaneous:

9780062009760 | Harpercollins, September 28, 2010, cover price $9.99

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Product Description: It was as a humorous travel writer, in The Innocents Abroad and Roughing It, that Mark Twain first became widely known, and at the height of his career he returned to the genre in the works collected here. Like those earlier books, the frequently hilarious A Tramp Abroad (1880)-based on his family's 16-month sojourn in Europe from April 1878 to August 1879-blends autobiography and fiction, facts and tall tales...read more
By Blount (editor) and Mark Twain

Hardcover:

9781598530667 | Library of America, March 4, 2010, cover price $40.00 | About this edition: It was as a humorous travel writer, in The Innocents Abroad and Roughing It, that Mark Twain first became widely known, and at the height of his career he returned to the genre in the works collected here.

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Product Description: "If everybody's first English teacher were Roy Blount Jr., we might still be trillions in debt, but we would be so deeply in love with words and their magic . . . that we'd hardly notice." ―Chris Tucker, The Dallas Morning NewsAfter forty years of making a living using words in every medium except greeting cards, Roy Blount Jr...read more

Hardcover:

9780374103699 | Farrar Straus & Giroux, October 14, 2008, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: Ali G: How many words does you know?

Paperback:

9780374532048 | Farrar Straus & Giroux, September 29, 2009, cover price $15.00 | About this edition: "If everybody's first English teacher were Roy Blount Jr.

CD/Spoken Word:

9781427204936 | St Martins Pr, October 14, 2008, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Ali G: How many words does you know?

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Product Description: In this acerbic, eminently quotable book, humorist Roy Blount Jr. focuses on his own dueling loyalties across the great American divide. Scholarly, raunchy, biting, and affable, Blount takes on topics ranging from chicken fingers and yellow dog Democrats to Elvis’s toes while sharing some experiences of his own: chatting with Ray Charles, meeting an Okefenokee alligator, imagining Faulkner’s tennis game, and being swept up, sort of, in the filming of Nashville...read more

Hardcover:

9780307266187 | Alfred a Knopf Inc, May 1, 2007, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: 'Hard-working humorist Roy Blount Jr.

Paperback:

9781582434582 | Reprint edition (Counterpoint, January 1, 2009), cover price $15.95 | About this edition: In this acerbic, eminently quotable book, humorist Roy Blount Jr.

CD/Spoken Word:

9781598870954 | Highbridge Co, May 1, 2007, cover price $32.95 | About this edition: A selection of essays by the popular humorist reassesses the diverse conflicts between the North and the South, ranging from musical taste, religion, and eating habits to theories of education, sports, politics, child-rearing, and race.

Miscellaneous:

9781602522633 | Unabridged edition (Findaway World Llc, October 1, 2007), cover price $34.99

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Miscellaneous:

9781602527638 | Unabridged edition (Findaway World Llc, October 1, 2007), cover price $39.99

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A portrait of the Civil War leader delves into his family history and personality to reveal the human behind the general, documenting how the lessons he learned from his elders were applied on the battlefield. Reprint. 35,000 first printing.

Hardcover:

9780670032204 | Viking Pr, May 1, 2003, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: A portrait of the Civil War leader delves into his family history and personality to reveal the human behind the general, documenting how the lessons he learned from his elders were applied on the battlefield.

Paperback:

9780143038665 | Reprint edition (Penguin USA, December 26, 2006), cover price $15.00 | About this edition: A portrait of the Civil War leader delves into his family history and personality to reveal the human behind the general, documenting how the lessons he learned from his elders were applied on the battlefield.

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Product Description: The most witty and insightful things ever said about America's favorite pastime.
By Blount (foreword by) and Louis D. Rubin, Jr. (editor)

Paperback:

9781592280926 | 1 edition (Lyons Pr, September 1, 2006), cover price $12.95 | About this edition: The most witty and insightful things ever said about America's favorite pastime.

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The author presents eight rambles through different sections of New Orleans, discovering the music, architecture, food, and colorful characters, past and present, that exemplify the city.

CD/Spoken Word:

9780739316238 | Abridged edition (Random House, February 8, 2005), cover price $19.95 | About this edition: The author presents eight rambles through different sections of New Orleans, discovering the music, architecture, food, and colorful characters, past and present, that exemplify the city.

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The humorist author of First Hubby offers a lighthearted odyssey on foot through one of America's most colorful and historic cities, presenting eight exuberant rambles through different sections of New Orleans, discovering the music, architecture, food, and colorful characters, past and present, that exemplify the city. 40,000 first printing.

Hardcover:

9781400046454 | Crown Pub, February 1, 2005, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: The author presents eight rambles through different sections of New Orleans, discovering the music, architecture, food, and colorful characters, past and present, that exemplify the city.

Miscellaneous:

9780307237002 | Crown Pub, February 1, 2005, cover price $16.95

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An endearing collection of sixty duotone photographs, accompanied by clever and insightful verse, indelibly depicts the inner souls of puppies in all their soulfulness, hilarity, and charm. Reprint.
By Blount and Valerie Shaff (photographer)

Hardcover:

9780060194888 | Harpercollins, November 1, 2000, cover price $20.00 | About this edition: A collection of photographs, accompanied by insightful verse, depicts puppies in all their charm.

Paperback:

9780060747121, titled "I Am Puppy, Hear Me Yap: The Ages of Dog" | Reprint edition (Perennial, November 1, 2004), cover price $9.95 | About this edition: An endearing collection of sixty duotone photographs, accompanied by clever and insightful verse, indelibly depicts the inner souls of puppies in all their soulfulness, hilarity, and charm.

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The authors of I Am Puppy, Hear Me Yap do it again with their latest irresistible collection of 57 adorable, never-before-published portraits of cats, accompanied by brilliantly funny verse that captures every aspect of the elusive feline essence.

Hardcover:

9780060560416 | Harpercollins, November 1, 2004, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: The authors of I Am Puppy, Hear Me Yap do it again with their latest irresistible collection of 57 adorable, never-before-published portraits of cats, accompanied by brilliantly funny verse that captures every aspect of the elusive feline essence.

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Product Description: Fascinated by what made Lee such a charismatic, though reluctant, leader, Blount delves into the influences of Lee's illustrious but scandal-clouded ancestry: his hero-turned-scapegrace father, and his beloved, beautiful, husband-forsaken mother...read more

Hardcover:

9780786239993 | Large print edition (Thorndike Pr, July 1, 2003), cover price $29.45 | About this edition: Fascinated by what made Lee such a charismatic, though reluctant, leader, Blount delves into the influences of Lee's illustrious but scandal-clouded ancestry: his hero-turned-scapegrace father, and his beloved, beautiful, husband-forsaken mother.

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Product Description: A delight for dog lovers and, until dogs learn to talk, the best way to remember that the "inner dog" is probably much like the outer one, this winning collection teams up dog portraits and humorous verse to offer an honest, original, and hilarious portrayal of what dogs really "think...read more
By Blount and Valerie Shaff (photographer)

Paperback:

9780821228302 | Bulfinch Pr, April 9, 2003, cover price $9.95 | About this edition: A delight for dog lovers and, until dogs learn to talk, the best way to remember that the "inner dog" is probably much like the outer one, this winning collection teams up dog portraits and humorous verse to offer an honest, original, and hilarious portrayal of what dogs really "think.

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Includes the quiz material featured on NPR's weekly quiz show, testing readers' knowledge about everything from animals to criminals. (view table of contents)
By Blount (introduced by) and Npr

Paperback:

9781579546533 | Rodale Pr, October 1, 2002, cover price $12.95 | About this edition: Includes the quiz material featured on NPR's weekly quiz show, testing readers' knowledge about everything from animals to criminals.

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A delightful combination of lively photographs and amusing verse provides a rollicking glimpse into the innermost thoughts of barnyard animals, from relationships and food-chain issues to why people want to come up to cows and go 'moo.' By the authors of I Am Puppy, Hear Me Yap!. 50,000 first printing.

Hardcover:

9780060194871 | 1 edition (Harpercollins, November 1, 2001), cover price $20.00 | About this edition: A delightful combination of lively photographs and amusing verse provides a rollicking glimpse into the innermost thoughts of barnyard animals, from relationships and food-chain issues to why people want to come up to cows and go 'moo.

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