Mr. Dooley in Peace and in War

Press: BiblioLife (March 10, 2009)
Publication Date:2009-3
ISBN:9781103486533
Author Name:Dunne, Finley Peter
Pages:280
Language:English

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From the Back Cover

Finley Peter Dunne was the greatest American newspaper humorist of his time. 
His turn-of-the-century dialect essays for the Chicago Evening Post and the Chicago Journal featured the fictional Mr.
Dooley and the working-class community of Bridgeport, located on Chicago's near southwest side.
Originally published in 1898, Mr.
Dooley in Peace and in War was the first collection of Dunne's popular essays.

About the Author

Finley Peter Dunne was a Chicago-based U.S. 
author, writer and humorist.
He published Mr.
Dooley in Peace and War, a collection of his nationally syndicated Mr.
Dooley sketches, in 1898.
The fictional Mr.
Dooley expounded upon political and social issues of the day from his South Side Chicago Irish pub and he spoke with the thick verbiage and accent of an Irish immigrant.
Dunne's sly humor and political acumen won the support of President Theodore Roosevelt, a frequent target of Mr.
Dooley's barbs.
Indeed Dunne's sketches became so popular and such a litmus test of public opinion that they were read each week at White House cabinet meetings.

--This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.


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