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You Know Me, Al

Ring Lardner

You Know Me, Al

Library Edition

by Ring Lardner

  • 58 Want to read
  • 17 Currently reading

Published by Blackstone Audiobooks .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sports,
  • Fiction,
  • Audio Adult: Books On Tape

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsDennis McKee (Narrator)
    The Physical Object
    FormatMP3 CD
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11044757M
    ISBN 100786194103
    ISBN 109780786194100
    OCLC/WorldCa50019630

      Parents need to know that the protagonist deals with serious abuse at the hands of his mother's live-in boyfriend. Fourteen-year-old John is an easy character to feel sorry for and root for as he deals with everyday problems, and larger ones, like the abuse.4/5.   You Can Call Me Al. Licensed to YouTube by. SME, WMG (on behalf of Warner Records Label); CMRRA, LatinAutor, LatinAutor - UMPG, BMI - Broadcast Music Inc., UNIAO BRASILEIRA DE EDITORAS DE MUSICA.

    Megan Abbott’s novel “You Will Know Me” takes readers deep into the obsessive, highly structured world of young female gymnasts and the families who help push these athletes to .   'You Will Know Me' Says No, You Won't Megan Abbott's novel about a talented young gymnast and her mother starts with That is the book's central, eerie theme: You can't know the people close to.

    You know me Al. Yours, JACK. Chicago, Illinois, Febuery OLD PAL: It is pretty near midnight Al but I been to bed a couple of times and I can't get no sleep. I am worried to death Al and I don't know where I am going to head in at. Maybe I will go out and buy a gun Al and end it all and I guess it would be better for everybody. Ring Lardner Sr. (), American author, humourist, and sports columnist wrote You Know Me, Al (); Chicago, Illinois, April Friend Al: Just a line to let you know I am still on earth.


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One of the classic baseball stories, You Know Me Al, first published intells the story of the fictional Jack Keefe, a bush league baseball player who earns a trip to the majors to pitch for the Chicago White in pre–World War I, the book is comprised of letters that Keefe sends to his “old pal” Al.

Through the letters, Al book self-centered Keefe reveals his regular struggles Cited by: 7. I would qualify You Know Me Al by sports writer Ring Lardner as a book of its time (that time being a century ago). The book You Know Me published in and consists of a set of fictional letters from professional baseball player, Jack Keefe, to his friend Al/5.

"You Know me Al" is a classic of baseball--the game and the community. Jack Keefe, one of literature's greatest characters, is talented, brash, and conceited.

Self-assured and imperceptive, impervious to both advice and sarcasm, Keefe rises to the heights, but his inability to learn makes for his undoing/5(51). Complete summary of Ring Lardner's You Know Me Al.

eNotes plot summaries cover all the significant action of You Know Me Al. When critics praise You Know Me Al, though, they tend to focus on Lardner's virtuosic rendering of a baseball player's patois.

Virginia Woolf, in a review, figured this must have taken forever for. Ring Lardner has books on Goodreads with ratings. Ring Lardner’s most popular book is You Know Me Al. In You Know Me Al, we follow Jack Keefe's life on-field and off, via the letters Jack writes to his old chum Al in his home town of Bedford, Indiana.

Ring Lardner was a Chicago sportswriter who covered the White Sox, and he brought an insider's knowledge of clubhouse life together with his biting wit and gift for the vernacular to create a.

In he published his first successful book, You Know Me Al, which was written in the form of letters written by "Jack Keefe", a bush league baseball player, to a friend back home.

He went on to write such well-known stories as Haircut, Some Like Them Cold, The Golden Honeymoon, Alibi Ike, and A Day in the Life of Conrad Green.4/4(1). Beyond You Know Me, Al.

Lardner continued his writing using the Jack Keefe character in a series of letters/short stories such as The Busher Pulls a Mays which sees Keefe sold to the lowly Philadelphia Athletics. In addition, there was a comic strip, “You Know Me Al”, inked by Dick Dorgan from to The You Know Me Al letters have an unusual history, in terms of reputation.

The impact of their original publication, forty-five years ago, was such that their fame has endured to a large extent by word of mouth, like that of New York's blizzard of Mere memories of the prodigy have been handed down from one generation to another.

LibriVox recording of 'You Know Me Al', by Ring Lardner. Read by Rick Rodstrom. Big, fat, dumb, lazy, vain, headstrong and cheap, Jack Keefe is a journeyman pitcher with the Chicago White Sox in the rowdy days of the Deadball Era, circaruled by the likes of.

Abbott's latest thriller (The Fever,etc.) is about everyday lives changed forever by an exceptional individual—in this case an Olympic gymnastics hopeful."So many things you never think you'll do until you do them." This speaks volumes of truth for Devon Knox, who forces her body to pick fights with gravity for hours every day.

You Will Know Me is a murder mystery novel set at a gymnastic tournament. The novel is written by Megan Abbott. This is her eighth novel. Plot. You Will Know Me is the tale of a young gymnast, Devon Knox, and her parents, Katie and Eric Knox.

Katie and Eric have imposed excessive burdens on themselves, emotionally and financially, to support their year-old Author: Megan Abbott. Preview of You Know Me Al Summary. Jack Keefe knows he is the hero of his own life. He is, in his own eyes, the most valuable member of the Chicago White Sox; his wins result from his excellence, his losses from the errors of his teammates.

Though writers like Mark Harris (see Orrin's review of Bang the Drum Slowly) and Jim Brosnan and Jim Bouton are often credited with being the first to treat sports realistically, You Know Me, Al offers a clear eyed look at the kind of selfish, egocentric, undereducated, blowhard who remains the norm in sports to this day.5/5.

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You know me Al: a busher's letters by Lardner, Ring, Publication date c Publisher New York: G.H. Doran Collection robarts; toronto Digitizing sponsor MSN Contributor Robarts - University of Toronto Language English.

26 Addeddate Bookplateleaf Call numberPages:   "YOU WILL KNOW ME is a true suburban nightmare that Megan Abbott strips away piece by piece before letting you in on what is actually going on." Everything seems to be going as planned until a young man named Ryan Beck comes into everyone's lives.

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