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The Resource The dreaded feast : writers on enduring the holidays, edited by Michele Clarke and Taylor Plimpton ; introduction by P.J. O'Rourke

The dreaded feast : writers on enduring the holidays, edited by Michele Clarke and Taylor Plimpton ; introduction by P.J. O'Rourke

Label
The dreaded feast : writers on enduring the holidays
Title
The dreaded feast
Title remainder
writers on enduring the holidays
Statement of responsibility
edited by Michele Clarke and Taylor Plimpton ; introduction by P.J. O'Rourke
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
394.2663
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS648.C45
LC item number
D74 2009
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1960-
  • 1976-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Clarke, Michele
  • Plimpton, Taylor
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Christmas stories, American
  • Humorous stories, American
Label
The dreaded feast : writers on enduring the holidays, edited by Michele Clarke and Taylor Plimpton ; introduction by P.J. O'Rourke
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 'Tis the season for halitosis
  • Jonathan Ames
  • The Christmas party & how to mix a Christmas wassail
  • Corey Ford
  • The Madonna of turkey season
  • Jay McInerney
  • Two Thanksgiving poems
  • Billy Collins
  • Susie's letter from Santa
  • Mark Twain
  • Give it a rest, ye merry gentlemen : an introduction
  • A Christmas spectacle
  • Robert C. Benchley
  • Waiting for santy : a Christmas playlet
  • S.J. Perelman
  • Xmas words
  • Roy Blount Jr.
  • Christmas carol
  • Lewis Lapham
  • Two selections from I hate Christmas
  • Daniel Blythe
  • P.J. O'Rourke
  • The terrible fourth day of Christmas
  • Scott Horton
  • Selections from Mercurius religiosus : faithfully communicating to the whole nation, the vanity of Christmas
  • Anonymous
  • Christmas shopping : a survivor's guide
  • Dave Barry
  • Santa responds
  • Santa Claus
  • The compleat shopper : George Plimpton's guide to gift giving
  • George Plimpton
  • Why I love Christmas
  • Merry Christmas
  • James Thurber
  • Christmas is a sad season for the poor
  • John Cheever
  • Christmas dreams and cruel memories
  • Hunter S. Thompson
  • Against winter
  • Charles Simic
  • Christmas Freud
  • David Rakoff
  • John Waters
  • Women
  • Charles Bukowski
  • The truth about Santa (an apocalyptic holiday tale)
  • Greg Kotis
  • Ceremonies that have not recrudesced because we never succeeded in getting rid of them in the first place
  • P.J. O'Rourke
  • Last last chance
  • Fiona Maazel
  • Oh, Christmas tree
  • Augusten Burroughs
  • A fruitcake theory
  • Keeping Christmas in your heart all year long
  • Alysia Gray Painter
  • Christmas means giving
  • David Sedaris
  • Calvin Trillin
  • Home for the holidays : a survivor's frightening account
  • Chris Radant
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
208 p.
Isbn
9780810982659
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2009009393
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • ocn313018331
  • (OCoLC)313018331
Label
The dreaded feast : writers on enduring the holidays, edited by Michele Clarke and Taylor Plimpton ; introduction by P.J. O'Rourke
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 'Tis the season for halitosis
  • Jonathan Ames
  • The Christmas party & how to mix a Christmas wassail
  • Corey Ford
  • The Madonna of turkey season
  • Jay McInerney
  • Two Thanksgiving poems
  • Billy Collins
  • Susie's letter from Santa
  • Mark Twain
  • Give it a rest, ye merry gentlemen : an introduction
  • A Christmas spectacle
  • Robert C. Benchley
  • Waiting for santy : a Christmas playlet
  • S.J. Perelman
  • Xmas words
  • Roy Blount Jr.
  • Christmas carol
  • Lewis Lapham
  • Two selections from I hate Christmas
  • Daniel Blythe
  • P.J. O'Rourke
  • The terrible fourth day of Christmas
  • Scott Horton
  • Selections from Mercurius religiosus : faithfully communicating to the whole nation, the vanity of Christmas
  • Anonymous
  • Christmas shopping : a survivor's guide
  • Dave Barry
  • Santa responds
  • Santa Claus
  • The compleat shopper : George Plimpton's guide to gift giving
  • George Plimpton
  • Why I love Christmas
  • Merry Christmas
  • James Thurber
  • Christmas is a sad season for the poor
  • John Cheever
  • Christmas dreams and cruel memories
  • Hunter S. Thompson
  • Against winter
  • Charles Simic
  • Christmas Freud
  • David Rakoff
  • John Waters
  • Women
  • Charles Bukowski
  • The truth about Santa (an apocalyptic holiday tale)
  • Greg Kotis
  • Ceremonies that have not recrudesced because we never succeeded in getting rid of them in the first place
  • P.J. O'Rourke
  • Last last chance
  • Fiona Maazel
  • Oh, Christmas tree
  • Augusten Burroughs
  • A fruitcake theory
  • Keeping Christmas in your heart all year long
  • Alysia Gray Painter
  • Christmas means giving
  • David Sedaris
  • Calvin Trillin
  • Home for the holidays : a survivor's frightening account
  • Chris Radant
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
208 p.
Isbn
9780810982659
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2009009393
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • ocn313018331
  • (OCoLC)313018331

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