Monday, April 09, 2012

And Keep Off His Lawn!

96-Year-Old Novelist Herman Wouk Lands Book Deal 

4 comments:

  1. Wow, I didn't know he was still alive. My favorite of his books was MARJORIE MORNINGSTAR (the movie adaptation, however, is another matter altogether).

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  2. I read that one more than 50 years ago. Liked it a lot at the time.

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  3. How many here are aware that he wrote comedy for Fred Allen's radio program?

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  4. Anonymous6:48 AM

    I didn't know he was still alive either, though I did know he was involved in Jimmy Buffett's musical adaptation of his Don't Stop the Carnival in 1997.

    We have the CD of the short-lived musical, which played in Miami but never made it to Broadway.

    I liked his semi-autobiographical novel, City Boy: The Adventures of Herbie Bookbinder about an 11 year old Jewish boy growing up in The Bronx in 1928.

    Jeff

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