Funny Letters From Famous PeopleBook - 2003
In this humorous collection of celebrity wit, acclaimed broadcaster and humorist Charles Osgood offers witticisms penned by luminaries ranging from Abraham Lincoln to Andy Rooney.
Known for his clever commentary and witty radio-show rhymes, Charles Osgood here selects and introduces a collection of hilarious correspondence from some of our best-loved politicians, authors, and stars of the stage and screen. Funny Letters from Famous People delivers rib-tickling communications from the likes of Benjamin Franklin, Abraham Lincoln, Oscar Wilde, George Bernard Shaw, Flannery O’Connor, S. J. Perelman, Groucho Marx, Bob Hope, John Cheever and dozens more.
Providing an entertaining look at celebrated lives, Osgood lets us glimpse Mark Twain squabbling with the gas company, Dwight D. Eisenhower kvetching to Mamie about Patton, and radio personality Fred Allen desperately seeking logic from his insurance carrier in one of comedy’s most amusing epistles.
Sprinkled throughout with Osgood’s own humorous quips, Funny Letters from Famous People is a delightful compendium of clever letter writing at its side-splitting best.
Baker & Taylor
In an entertaining look inside the look of celebrities, the renowned broadcaster presents a series of hilarious letters from politicians, literary luminaries, performers, and other famous individuals, including Mark Twain's battle with the gas company, JFK explaining leprechauns to an Irish schoolboy, and correspondence by Flanner O'Connor, Benjamin Franklin, Bob Hope, and Oscar Wilde, among other notables.
Presents letters from politicians, literary luminaries, performers, and other famous individuals, including Mark Twain, Flannery O'Connor, Benjamin Franklin, Bob Hope, and Oscar Wilde, among other notables.