The Resource Too soon to tell, Calvin Trillin

Too soon to tell, Calvin Trillin

Label
Too soon to tell
Title
Too soon to tell
Statement of responsibility
Calvin Trillin
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Related
Title
Too soon to tell
Creator
Summary
A collection of topical essays deals with matters of the family, educational issues, world affairs, and language in short articles that offer a humorous look at the quirks of society
Subject
Genre
Tone
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
175547
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
814/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3570.R5
LC item number
T75 1995
Literary form
non fiction
Target audience
adult
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/titleStatement
Calvin Trillin
Label
Too soon to tell, Calvin Trillin
Publication
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • WLAFY-WES
  • WLAFY-WES
  • GBURG-GRE
  • GBURG-GRE
  • MORGN-MAR
  • MORGN-MAR
Contents
  • Introduction -- Family business -- A new arrival -- Return of the Rubes -- Worms turning -- Talk about ugly? -- Special dish -- Agents, agents everywhere -- Time and tide -- Iowa on my mind -- Believable history -- Sound policy -- Stargazing -- Adventurees in the book game --The Alice tax -- Check him out -- Women, women -- Lip-synching -- Truth is stranger -- A traditional family -- Gecko redux -- Dog-bark duet --Keeping up with geography -- Frog theories -- Mass exit -- Rock threat subsides -- Naming the German baby -- The past and the future -- Go to your room -- International chigger alert -- Chinese golf -- Please stop -- Errands -- Polite society -- Who was first? -- I'm O.K., I'm not O.K. --Planted questions -- Counting my blessings -- Too old -- Speak softly --Orlando when it sizzles -- A visit from Jean-Michel -- Blues blues --Don't mention it -- Bad language -- Searching for the elite -- Merger --Women and clubs -- Folktale, for real -- The right to bear chain saws --New worries -- Broken English
  • (Cont'd) Taxing the Queen -- Networking for fun and profit --Just plain Bill -- Smoking incorrectly -- Presidential symbols -- Seat belts for dogs -- Capital goobers -- Tabloid in the tabloids --Contemplating the zoo -- Steven the turtle -- Tough enough -- Hurt feelings -- In defense of sleeping -- Doubly generous -- Alas, poor Willy -- Little-known facts -- New professor -- The hot stuff cure -- Unmasked -- A Christmas shopping tale -- Pacific insults -- Networkers triumphant -- Exchanging information -- Unplugged -- Out of style -- Dangerous machines -- Movie reality -- Din! Din! Din! -- Beware of pickpockets --Eye of the beholder -- Brutal attack on Barney -- Nerds, unvanished --Hazardous dining -- Embarrassment of riches -- Questions about Prince Charles -- Jeff again -- The piping plover -- So, Nu, Dr. Freud -- Hat trick -- Sign writing -- Video talk -- What's the good word? -- Afterword
Control code
38614
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
292 p.
Isbn
9780374278465
Lccn
94024629
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
38614
System control number
(OCoLC)PIN01038617

Library Locations

    • West Lafayette Public LibraryBorrow it
      208 W. Columbia St., West Lafayette, IN, 47906, US
      40.424997 -86.907093

Library Links

Processing Feedback ...