My Life and Hard Times by James Thurber

This book is a humorous, semi-autobiographical work detailing the author's experiences growing up in Columbus, Ohio. The narrative is filled with eccentric family members, absurd situations, and unusual encounters. The author's vivid imagination, wit, and unique perspective on life transform mundane events into memorable, comedic episodes. From his grandmother's belief that the Civil War is still ongoing to his own fear of electricity, the author's life and hard times are presented as a series of amusing anecdotes that offer a refreshing and entertaining perspective on American life in the early 20th century.

The 5100th greatest book of all time


Published
1933
Nationality
American
Type
Nonfiction
Pages
77-124
Words
30,000
Original Language
English

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