Sportswriter, storyteller, humorist - Ring Lardner was an American original, and in this affectionate, entertaining, and authoritative biography, Pulitzer Prize winning critic Jonathan Yardley gives us a new look at Lardner's all too short life and career.
Jonathan Yardley is the book critic and a columnist for the Washington Post. His columns and reviews are distributed to newspapers throughout the country. He lives in Washington, D.C.
Chapter 1 Frank Chance's Diamond Chapter 2 Beginnings Chapter 3 A Courtship Chapter 4 Married Chapter 5 In the Wake of the News Chapter 6 Fame Chapter 7 The Last Years Chapter 8 Epilogue Chapter 9 Acknowledgements Chapter 10 A Note on Sources Chapter 11 Index