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Alarms and Diversions

(1957)
A collection of stories by

 
 
Another collection of Thurberiana, unique in that it contains a peppering of the author's favorites, also an introduction to his "serious comedy." Among the 32 stories lurk joyosities such as "The Lady of Orlon," "The Psychosemanticist Will See You Now, Mr. Thurber," "Get Thee to a Monastery" and "The Moribundant Life, or Grow Old Along with Whom?"

"His writings will be a document of the age they belong to." --T.S. Eliot



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Paperback Editions

January 1981 : USA Paperback
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Title: Alarms and Diversions
Author(s): James Thurber
ISBN: 0-06-090830-0 / 978-0-06-090830-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: HarperCollins (paper)
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Audio Editions

July 1983 : USA Audio Cassette
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Title: Alarms And Diversions
Author(s): James Thurber
ISBN: 0-7366-2088-5 / 978-0-7366-2088-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Books on Tape, Inc.
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