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Roy Blount Jr. is the author of twenty-three books.

Roy Blount Jr. The first, About Three Bricks Shy of a Load, was expanded into About Three Bricks Shy. and the Load Filled Up. It is often called one of the best sports books of all time. Blount’s essays, articles, stories, and verses have appeared in over one hundred and fifty publications, including the New Yorker, the New York Times, Esquire, the Atlantic, Sports Illustrated, the Oxford American, and Garden & Gun. He comes from Decatur, Georgia, and lives in western Massachusetts. Books by Roy Blount Jr. Mor. rivia About Not Exactly What. This book. IF THE TITLE OF this book strikes you a. icky, well, I know what you mean. I have half a mind to break down, plunge into the eighties, and write something heartier, called Greed Works. Do you think I like being out of touch with American values? Not long ago I climbed up into the Statue of Liberty’s head. It felt good in there, and I thought rousing thoughts. What a woman! Embosomer of Einstein, Garbo, and Jelly Roll Morton. When her cornerstone was laid, Huckleberry Finn was at the printers. Not being Jesse Helms, I don’t presume to know exactly what she has in mind.

Free books to read or listen online in a convenient form, a large collection, the best authors and series. Powered by Roy Blount's irresistible sense of humor, Not Exactly What I Had in Mind revels in Reagan-era topics, but with a humor that is truly timeless.

With humor that is wry, dry, and warm, he delights and provokes us by confronting the reality of American life compared to the way we thought it would be. With his characteristic drawl-or 'oral resonance,' as he calls it-he reflects on John Wayne, the federal deficit, women's underwear, and more.

A funny and incisive collection of essays on oddities of life in the 1980s, from one of America’s most cherished humorists First published in 1985, Not Exactly What I Had In Mind is Roy Blount J. s smart and witty examination of the era’s most glaring absurdities-from the ever-growing. s smart and witty examination of the era’s most glaring absurdities-from the ever-growing deficit under then-president Reagan to the Game. Theory–like levels of strategy required to pack for a vacation. In Testimonial, Head-on, Blount offers a loving ode to the virtues of full-bodied beer. In Who You Gonna Call? he enumerates the indefatigable charms of Bill Murray.

She said some of her students were wholly nonplussed by the concept of clockwise, and she had figured out why: all the timepieces they had been exposed to were digital. What is Western culture going. to do without the concept of clockwise? How are newspapers going to identify people in group photographs? The one just to the left of the water pitcher there is Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher: The one to her left - not to your, the reader’s, left, which is to say what has just been referred to as the left, but rather to her. (Mrs. Thatcher’s) left - is Earvin Magic Johnson

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1985 Atlantic Monthly Press hardcover, Roy Blount Jr.(About Three Bricks Shy: And The Load Filled Up). First published in 1985, Not Exactly What I Had In Mind is Roy Blount Jr.'s smart and witty examination of the era's most glaring absurdities-from the ever-growing deficit under then-president Reagan to the Game Theory-like levels of strategy required to pack for a vacation. In "Testimonial, Head-on," Blount offers a loving ode to the virtues of full-bodied beer. In "Who You Gonna Call?" he enumerates the indefatigable charms of Bill Murray. And in "What You Personally Can Do about the Federal Deficit," he proposes a brilliantly simple and populist way to reduce government debt-and probably make your neighborhood post office very happy in the process.
Not Exactly What I Had In Mind download epub
Humor
Author: Roy Blount Jr.
ISBN: 0871130319
Category: Humor & Entertainment
Subcategory: Humor
Language: English
Publisher: Atlantic Monthly Press; 1st edition (January 1, 1985)
Pages: 175 pages