Barefoot Boy with Cheek: A Novel by Max Shulman

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Barefoot Boy with Cheek: A Novel

'“As a muckraker of the frivolous and pedantic in our institutions of higher learning, Mr. Shulman has not only the ‘cheek’ of the college humorist but the sting of the satirist. . . . With his caricaturist’s insight into human nature he spares nothing and no one.” —The New York TimesPraise for Max Shulman “Ribald, outrageous, careening humor that was no respecter of boundaries.” —Los Angeles Times   “The first person I ever laughed at while reading was Max Shulman.” —Woody Allen   “Shulman is a brilliant satirist. His extraordinary word choice is the core of his humor. Often the bitter core.” —Pittsburgh Post-Gazette   “Students of humor [should] brainwash themselves with the best expressions of the art by reading . . . Max Shulman.” —Steve Allen   “Wry, cynical, intelligent, irreverent—nothing is sacred on Shulman’s campus.” —Elinor Lipman   “Shulman was a satirist with a sunny disposition. . . . A Woody Allen without neuroses.” —Richard Corliss   “A combination of artists shaped my sense of humor: Robert Benchley with the printed word. Max Shulman and James Thurber.” —Bob Newhart   “Funny and frantic . . . Very wise and sharp satire.” —Ed Grant, Media Funhouse'
'“As a muckraker of the frivolous and pedantic in our institutions of higher learning, Mr. Shulman has not only the ‘cheek’ of the college humorist but the sting of the satirist. . . . With his caricaturist’s insight into human nature he spares nothing and no one.” —The New York TimesPraise for Max Shulman “Ribald, outrageous, careening humor that was no respecter of boundaries.” —Los Angeles Times   “The first person I ever laughed at while reading was Max Shulman.” —Woody Allen   “Shulman is a brilliant satirist. His extraordinary word choice is the core of his humor. Often the bitter core.” —Pittsburgh Post-Gazette   “Students of humor [should] brainwash themselves with the best expressions of the art by reading . . . Max Shulman.” —Steve Allen   “Wry, cynical, intelligent, irreverent—nothing is sacred on Shulman’s campus.” —Elinor Lipman   “Shulman was a satirist with a sunny disposition. . . . A Woody Allen without neuroses.” —Richard Corliss   “A combination of artists shaped my sense of humor: Robert Benchley with the printed word. Max Shulman and James Thurber.” —Bob Newhart   “Funny and frantic . . . Very wise and sharp satire.” —Ed Grant, Media Funhouse'
Publisher: Open Road Media ISBN: 9781504027786 Pages: 139