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Roy Blount Jr.
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Roy Blount, Jr. is the author of ninteen other books, most recently Feet on the Street: Rambles Around New Orleans. He is a panelist on NPR's Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!, a columnist for Oxford American, a contributing editor to The Atlantic Monthly, and president of the Authors Guild. he lives in western Massachussetts.

Roy Blount, Jr. is represented by the Random House Speakers Bureau (http://www.rhspeakers.com).

 

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About Three Bricks Shy...And the Load Filled Up

Written by Roy Blount Jr.


Format: eBook, 376 pages
Publisher: Ballantine Books
On Sale: November 6, 2013
Price: $11.99

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Be Sweet
A Conditional Love Story
Written by Roy Blount Jr.


Format: eBook, 288 pages
Publisher: Knopf
On Sale: February 13, 2013
Price: $13.99

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Feet on the Street
Rambles Around New Orleans
Written by Roy Blount Jr.


Format: eBook, 144 pages
Publisher: Crown
On Sale: February 1, 2005
Price: $11.99

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Also available as an unabridged audiobook download.

Long Time Leaving
Dispatches from Up South
Written by Roy Blount Jr.


Format: eBook, 400 pages
Publisher: Knopf
On Sale: January 16, 2009
Price: $15.99

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Now, Where Were We?

Written by Roy Blount Jr.


Format: eBook, 256 pages
Publisher: Villard
On Sale: February 13, 2013
Price: $7.99

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A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court

Written by Mark Twain
Illustrated by Daniel Carter Beard
Introduction by Roy Blount Jr.


Format: Trade Paperback, 512 pages
Publisher: Modern Library
On Sale: December 4, 2001
Price: $8.95

Hank Morgan awakens one morning to find he has been transported from nineteenth-century New England to sixth-century England and the reign of King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table. Morgan brings to King Arthur’s utopian court the ingenuity of the future, resulting in a culture clash that is at... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a paperback.

Mark Twain's Library of Humor

Written by Mark Twain
Illustrated by E.W. Kemble
Introduction by Roy Blount Jr.


Format: eBook, 608 pages
Publisher: Modern Library
On Sale: October 27, 2010
Price: $12.99

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Also available as a trade paperback.

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Mark Twain's Library of Humor

Written by Mark Twain
Illustrated by E.W. Kemble
Introduction by Roy Blount Jr.


Format: Trade Paperback, 608 pages
Publisher: Modern Library
On Sale: May 30, 2000
Price: $17.00

Beginning with the piece that made Mark Twain famous--"The Notorious Jumping Frog of Calaveras County"--and ending with his fanciful "How I Edited an Agricultural Paper," this treasure trove of an anthology, an abridgment of the 1888 original, collects twenty of Twain's own pieces, in addition to tall tales, fables, and satires... Read more >
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