What a wonderful write Jerome Stern who died in 1996 was I wish
I D Had The d had the to hear some of his PBS radio segments of him reading his short works The last story in this book Booklove has been a favorite in my family for years copied and keepsaked and re read often Read this book It s only 142 pages long with chapters only a few pages long so you have no excuse not to read this little sparkling jewel of a book Get to it I only ever read one of Jerome Stern s pieces It was called MAD and the copy my sister ave me was a single page handwritten in
CAPS and ph. Nothing was too or too small to engage Jerome Stern's interest Along with the mysteries of the universe he wrote about kids versus adults the moods of teachers and summer camp He wrote about chocolate the anxieties of plan. ,
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Jerome Stern · 6 charactersStories felt like Stern s own entries just written down on paper without much editing or care This book is what I imagine the bookchild of David Sedaris and Shel Silverstein would be like a collection of short stories 2 3 Brilliant writing Stern has mastered the art of the very short essay and kept me in stitches sometimes almost crying with his health issue which eventually overcomes
him A uick read and exemplary writing This is a book that we had on the bookshelf from the ConversationA uick read and exemplary writing This is a book that we had on the bookshelf from the Conversation program on journalism It s short short stories that are wonderful. Simply turning over ideas to see wha makes them tick add up to a freewheeling autobiography of a man who was curious about everything Now with this book readers and listeners can recapture his words and the familiar musing voice. Otocopied I read this aloud to many of
my friends and teachers Everybody loved it I still love it but I long ago lost the copyfriends and teachers Everybody loved it I still love it but I long ago lost the copy find it Make copies of it and paper your local campus with them Commit the words to memory Never let it die This book had a few stories within that intrigued me it was interesting how he mixed the stories of his experience with cancer right alongside happy memories from childhood I was impressed by Stern s ability to craft full stories out of limited words though I do not know that short non fiction or fiction is really my favorite thing The. E travel and the night fantasies of husbands And
in a suite called Patient for the week on All Thingsa called Patient broadcast for the week on All Things he considered his own experience of illness All in all these pieces whether cautioning or celebrating or.