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4 edition of Laughing War found in the catalog.

Laughing War

by Martyn Burke

  • 211 Want to read
  • 20 Currently reading

Published by 1st Books Library .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • War fiction,
  • Fiction - General,
  • Fiction,
  • Fiction / War,
  • War & Military

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages308
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8823402M
    ISBN 101587215136
    ISBN 109781587215131
    OCLC/WorldCa660140464

      Bill Arp acknowledged as much in a published letter at the end of the war, explaining, “I must explode myself generally so as to feel better.” The very irreverent Union president agreed. Weighed down by the “fearful strain that is upon me night and day,” Abraham Lincoln quipped, “if .   Buy a cheap copy of Die Laughing book by Carola Dunn. set in the years following the first World War, are the sort of mysteries that these days get overshadowed by the Hannibal Lecters and Gary Sonejis. For those who just want to be entertained by amusing characters, scintillating dialogue and a good solid puzzle to unravel, that is a shame /5(5).


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Toronto: Doubleday Canada Ltd. ; Garden City, N.Y.: Doubleday, LAUGHING WAR. BUY NOW FROM. the book that Burke builds up Laughing War book Barney is mostly strain and pretension.

The style is pseudo-cinematic, with restless cross-cutting. The plots waver between surrealism and melodrama: Barney's in love with dancer Donna, who's sleeping with maniacal Col. Isaacs (she's secretly intending to kill him because. Historical Humor Funny books based upon legitimate history.

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