1929. Lardner, American humorist and short-story writer, is known for his mordant wit, exemplified in satirical stories and sketches of American life in the early 20th century told in the language of athletes, stockbrokers, secretaries, chorus girls, etc. Contents: The Maysville Minstrel; I Can't Breathe; Haircut; Alibi Ike; Liberty Hall; Zone of Quiet; Mr. Frisbie; Hurry Kane; Champion; Contract; Dinner; Women; A Day with Conrad Green; Old Folks' Christmas; Harmony; The Love Nest; Ex Parte; The Golden Honeymoon; Now and Then; Horseshoes; There are Smiles; Anniversary; Reunion; Travelogue; Who Dealt? My Roomy; Rhythm; Some Like Them Cold; Nora; Man Not Overboard; A Caddy's Diary; Mr. and Mrs. Fix-It; A Frame-Up; Sun Cured; and The Facts. See other titles by this author available from Kessinger Publishing.