Ogden Nash: The Life and Work of America's Laureate of Light Verse
CandyIs dandyBut liquorIs quicker.These inimitable lines could only have been written by Ogden Nash, the American nonpareil of light verse and one of the most remarkable figures in American letters. His keen grasp of human nature and a unique style of verse made him, in the mid-twentieth century, the most widely read and frequently quoted poet of his time. For years, readers have longed for a biography to match Nash's charm, wit, and good nature; now we have it in Douglas Parker's absorbing and delightful life of the poet.My garden will never make me famous,I'm a horticultural ignoramus,I can't tell a stringbean from a soybean,Or even a girl ...
The Best Of Ogden Nash
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