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A collection of the stories of Damon Runyon who presents the 1950s world of guys and dolls on Broadway.
|Publication date:||7th December 2000|
|Publisher:||Penguin Classics an imprint of Penguin Books Ltd|
|Format:||Paperback / softback|
Damon Runyon (1884-1946). A journalist and short-story writer, best remembered for his colourful tales of Broadway and for the distinctive style of his prose, commonly termed Runyonese. Alfred Damon Runyon was born in 1884 at Manhattan, Kansas, the son of a printer. He grew up in Colorado and in his adolescence he wrote articles for the local newspapers. At the age of fourteen he enlisted in the Spanish-American War and served in the Philippines. He returned home in 1900 and worked on numerous newspapers in Colorado Springs, Denver and San Francisco, before getting the job of sportswriter for the New York American ...More About Damon Runyon
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