The Decline and Fall of Practically Everybody
by Will Cuppy and William Steig and Thomas Maeder


Overview - When it was first published in 1950, The Decline and Fall of Practically Everybody spent four months on The New York Times best-seller list, and Edward R. Murrow devoted more than two-thirds of one of his nightly CBS programs to a reading from Cuppy's historical sketches, calling it "the history book of the year." The book eventually went through eighteen hardcover printings and ten foreign editions, proof of its impeccable accuracy and deadly, imperishable humor.  Read more...

 
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Overview
When it was first published in 1950, The Decline and Fall of Practically Everybody spent four months on The New York Times best-seller list, and Edward R. Murrow devoted more than two-thirds of one of his nightly CBS programs to a reading from Cuppy's historical sketches, calling it "the history book of the year." The book eventually went through eighteen hardcover printings and ten foreign editions, proof of its impeccable accuracy and deadly, imperishable humor.

 
Details
  • ISBN-13: 9781567923773
  • ISBN-10: 1567923771
  • Publisher: David R. Godine Publisher
  • Publish Date: October 2008
  • Page Count: 224
  • Dimensions: 8.2 x 5.4 x 0.8 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.65 pounds

Series: Nonpareil Books

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Books > History > World - General

 
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