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1913. American humorist and newspaper columnist for The Saturday Evening Post and Cosmopolitan. He is best known for his Judge Priest stories. Contents: A Pilgrim Canonized; Rabid and His Friends; How Do You Like the Climate?; In the Haunt of the Native Son; and Looking for Lo. See other titles by this author available from Kessinger Publishing.
Hardcover, 218 pages
Published July 1st 2007 by Kessinger Publishing (first published 1914)
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Avis Black
Cobb is a marvelous writer. The section about his travels in the Grand Canyon needs to be read by every person who likes both travel and humor, because it's hysterically funny. Cobb comes across in some ways like an early Bill Bryson. Highly recommended.
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"All over this part of Arizona they tell you the story of the lady from
the southern part of the state--she was a school teacher and the story
has become an epic--who went down Bright Angel one morning and did not
get b
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Perry Whitford
I had literally just finished reading Mark Twain's Roughing It when I stumbled upon this similarly named book by one of America's most recognisable writers from the first half if the 20th century. Surely the title wasn't arrived at by accident?

It wasn't. Roughing It De Luxe is both a copy and a homage to Twain's journey West fifty years previously, only the earlier humourist had to go by stagecoach, there was no railway back in the 1860's.

Cobb was well aware of the comparative modesty of his ven
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American author, humorist, editor and columnist from Paducah, Kentucky who relocated to New York during 1904, living there for the remainder of his life.

He wrote for the New York World, Joseph Pulitzer's newspaper, as the highest paid staff reporter in the United States.

Cobb also wrote more than 60 books and 300 short stories. Some of his works were adapted for silent movies. Several of his Judge
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