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The die-hard Republicans, the press, the anti New Dealers, Big Business, — all will pass it up (or pretend to). For he has no sacred cows. Autobiography of the Secretary of the Interior under Franklin D. Roosevelt, describing his battles of more than half a century with newspapermen, politicians, Fascists, and just plain citizens.
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A somewhat bizarre book. It presents itself as an autobiography, but in many respects, it's more of a political memoir, as the author (the long time Secretary of the Interior and quondam enforcer for Franklin Roosevelt) largely focuses on his political activities from the time he moves to /5(1).
The photo on the front of this book says it all: G.K. Chesterton is a curmudgeon, and I have a weak spot for curmudgeons.
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Ickes even had the temerity – or hubris – depending on one’s point of view, to title his book, Autobiography of a Curmudgeon. Anna Wilmarth Ickes and Harold L.
Ickes He wrote, “If, in these pages, I have hurled an insult at anyone, be it known that such was my deliberate intent, and I may as well state flatly now that it will be useless and a waste of time to ask me to say that I am sorry.”.
The Autobiography of a Curmudgeon by Bernard Sternsher and Harold L. Ickes (, Hardcover, Reprint). He uses seventeen chapters of "The Autobiography of a Curmudgeon" to tell how he became "the snarlingest creature that ever went to bed with his boots on," and at times is a bit dismal in doing it.
THE AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF A CURMUDGEON —Harold L. Ickes—Reynal & Hitchcock ($3). "If, in these pages, I have hurled an insult at anyone, be it known that such was my deliberate intent, and I may as well. Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for The Autobiography of a Curmudgeon at Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users.5/5.
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Writing about his career in Chicago and Washington during the Bull Moose and New Deal years, Harold L. Ickes called his book "The Autobiography of a Curmudgeon.". The Big Curmudgeon is the richest collection yet of curmudgeonly commentary, combining all of the material from the bestselling Portable Curmudgeon and Portable Curmudgeon Redux, plus selections from A Curmudgeon’s Garden of Love—and lots of brand-new quips, quotations, and wisdom freshly collected by compiler extraordinaire, Jon Winokur.
Told in the charming and self-deprecating style that has made him one of America’s most beloved celebrities—the real story behind Hollywood legend James Garner, from his Depression-era childhood to his colorful incredible story, in his own words.
One of Hollywood’s all-time great leading men, James Garner enjoyed a remarkable career spanning six decades, and whether you know 4/5(9). Curmudgeon Book Store. Marley Station Mall, Ritchie Hwy E, Glen Burnie, MD © by Curmudgeon Book Store.
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These personal glimpses provide a darker twist to the label "curmudgeon" that Ickes rather pridefully bestowed upon himself in The Autobiography of a Curmudgeon (). His first marriage was a troubled one, punctuated near its end by affairs with other women. Coinciding with his birthday is the publication of his latest book, Thy Hand, Great Anarch!-India It picks up the story of his life and thoughts from the point of time at which it was left in The Autobiography of An Unknown Indian, published in Controversial and polemical as ever, Chaudhuri may provoke another outcry with his new : Ramesh Chandran.
The Portable Curmudgeon collects an outrageous number of quotes, mostly from people who you have heard about. Some quotes are sidesplitting, and most of them sum up a piece of life in a wonderfully sarcastic fashion.
Personally, I could have done without the "subject" headings; the quotes frequently don't address the subject very well.5/5(5). It is the autobiography of Maya Angelou’s first 16 years of life. It is also the story of strong black women as evidenced by the quote above which is towards the end of the book.
It is about the black experience growing up in a racially divided world. Nov. 22, — -- A century after his death, Mark Twain's wry, curmudgeonly voice is back with the publication of a three-volume autobiography, revealing.
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Any alert reader will remember the stir Patrick McManus created with his close examination of metaphysics a few years back. Always the deep thinker, Pat concerns himself this time with situational ethics. Here's an example - While mountain climbing, your partner falls and is left hanging by a rope - the one you control.
You can either save him or save yourself.4/5(2). Collected Stories of Wallace Stegner not an autobiography, but ``a sort of personal record.'' Best of all is the slicing wit of ``Field Guide to the Western Birds,'' in which a curmudgeon.
Killing Time: The Autobiography of Paul Feyerabend Paperback – Nov. 15 If you view the Philosophy professor as a stodgy old curmudgeon wrapped up in theories, and forever spouting eminently sensible nonsense, Paul Feyerabend's autobiography may change your view.
Then again, it may not, because he held the same view himself/5(16). Jeff Guinn is books editor at the Fort Worth is the author of eight books, including The Sixteenth Minute: Life in the Aftermath of Fame and Our Land Before We Die: The Proud Story of the Seminole Negro, which received the Texas Book Award.
Jeff Guinn is also the author of the bestselling Christmas Chronicles series, which includes The Autobiography of Santa Claus, Brand: Penguin Publishing Group.A master Italian sculptor, goldsmith, and writer, Benvenuto Cellini is best remembered for his magnificent autobiography. In this work, which was begun in but not published untilCellini beautifully chronicles his own flamboyant times.
He tells of his adventures in Italy and France and hi.This book should be required reading for all horse owners. Nonfiction. Educated: A Memoir, by Tara Westover. For me, this book ranks as one of the best reads of the decade. It is a fascinating autobiography that reads like a novel.
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