James Thurber
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James Thurber

James Thurber (1894-1961) created some thirty volumes of humor, fiction, children's books, cartoons, and essays in just about as many years. A founding member of The New Yorker staff, Thurber wrote and illustrated such enduring books as The Thurber Carnival and My Life and Hard Times, which have appeared in countless editions and dozens of languages throughout the world.

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    • The Thirteen Clocks

    • By: James Thurber
    • Narrated by: Edward Woodard
    • Length: 1 hr and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 113
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 93
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 92

    The Thirteen Clocks is James Thurber's enduring story of life in a castle where time stands still on every clock at 10 minutes to five....

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • I couldn't finish this. The dreadful music!

    • By Merry on 12-27-17

    Regular price: $6.95

    • My World - and Welcome to It

    • By: James Thurber
    • Narrated by: John Cullum
    • Length: 4 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 28
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 22
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 23

    James Thurber is a masterful writer, humorist, and creator of enduring characters: Walter Mitty and the Lemming, included herein, have a permanent place in our culture....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Thurber's World - Not a Bad Place

    • By Carole T. on 01-30-13

    Regular price: $17.47

    • The Wonderful O

    • By: James Thurber
    • Narrated by: Melissa Manchester
    • Length: 1 hr and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 13
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 12
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 12

    The Wonderful O tells of a man named Black who despised the letter "O". He deleted it from his language and omitted it from his words....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Poem or Puzzle or Plot?

    • By Matthew on 01-09-14

    Regular price: $6.95

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