4 edition of The home book of Western humor found in the catalog.
|Statement||edited, with an introduction, by Phillip H. Ault.|
|LC Classifications||PN6231.W4 A8|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xiii, 364 p.|
|Number of Pages||364|
|LC Control Number||67018223|
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Throughout the book, the humor is based on character, and on how our perception of the familiar character types has evolved over the : C. Sonnichsen. Get this from a library. The home book of Western humor. [Phillip H Ault] -- The selections included here may be classified as lietary humor, anecdotal humor, and humorous comment, or all three mixed together.
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