Mr. Dooley in Peace and in War

Mr. Dooley in Peace and in War

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The fictional Mr. Dooley expounded upon political and social issues of the day from his South Side Chicago Irish pub and he spoke with the thick verbiage and accent of an Irish immigrant from County Roscommon. Dunne's sly humor and political acumen won the support of President Theodore Roosevelt, a frequent target of Mr. Dooley's barbs. Indeed Dunne's sketches became so popular and such a litmus test of public opinion that they were read each week at White House cabinet meetings. n 1899, under the title Mr Dooley in Peace and War, a collection of the pieces was brought out in book form, received rave reviews from the critics, and was on the best seller list for a year. Dunne, then 32, became a national literary figure. (Excerpt from Wikipedia)
Publisher: [United States] : Otbebookpublishing : Made available through hoopla, 2014
ISBN: 9783956766619
395676661X
Characteristics: 1 online resource
Additional Contributors: hoopla digital

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