By Tom De Haven
Booklet one of many humorous Papers Trilogy, De Haven’s striking travel of twentieth-century the US, Funny Papers chronicles sketch icon Derby Dugan's beginnings within the rough-and-tumble international of yellow journalism in turn-of-the-century ny, whilst Hearst and Pulitzer owned tabloid the United States. The aptly named Georgie Wreckage, a caricature artist for Pulitzer's day-by-day international, rockets to status because the author of what turns into a highly winning sketch franchise.
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The day's dirt oozed out of micropores and formed tiny bubbles on red skin. The bubbles joined briny rivulets, which became sweaty streams, which flowed to the cedar bench. We dripped and moaned and swabbed our faces. Three more hits. The heat came around again. Sometime after all of this, I found myself standing bare in the night, letting the breeze cool me. I was clean now. Is there a cleaner clean than a sauna-and-drip-dryin-the-breeze clean? The cave people did a lot of this, I suppose, and the Finns have done their part to carry on the tradition.
More of Goodie's gatherings. Just outside the kitchen window, though you can't see them at night, were the bird feeders. In the coming days, they would offer sunflower seeds and suet to white-breasted nuthatches, tree sparrows, downy faff S3 woodpeckers and chickadees. Goodie and Marge can point out each species. They know their birds as well as they know their prairie grasses. The point is, when you come to the Larson farm to hunt pheasants, you find you are moving in with people you'd like to have not only as friends and hunting companions, but as grandparents or biology professors.
Funny Papers (The Funny Papers Trilogy, Book 1) by Tom De Haven