The Education of Hyman Kaplan

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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 1968 - Fiction - 144 pages
The humorous adventures of Hyman Kaplan, the irrepressible student at the american Night Preparatory School for Adults, and his personal war with the English language. A classic work of american humor.
 

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Contents

The Rather Difficult Case of
3
Mr Kaplan the Comparative
11
Mr K s Hobo
19
Mr K and Vocabulary
27
Mr K the Magnificent
35
Mr K Almost Comes Through
45
Mr K and the Magi
54
Mr K s White Banner
66
o Kaplanl My KaplanI
76
Mr K s SoandSo
86
Kaplan and Pythias
96
Mr K and Shakespeare
106
The Terrible Vengeance of Hyman
115
Mr K s Dark Logic
125
Mr K Cuts a Gordian Knot
134
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Leonard Q. Ross (1908-1997), born in Lodz, Poland, was the recipient of the Freedom Foundation award and the George Polk Memorial Award. He is best known for introducing American audiences to a wealth of Jewish lexical and cultural delights. A frequent contributor to Harper's and The New Yorker, he taught and lectured in political science at several universities.

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