The Fiddler in the Subway The Story of the World-Class Violinist Who Played for Handouts. . . And Other Virtuoso Performances by America's Foremost Feature Writer

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  • Copyright: 7/6/2010
  • Publisher: Simon & Schuster
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Simply the best storyteller around, Weingarten describes the world as you think it is before revealing how it actually is-in narratives that are by turns hilarious, heartwarming, and provocative, but always memorable.

Author Biography

gene weingarten is a nationally syndicated humor columnist and writer for The Washington Post. He is the only two-time winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Feature Writing. With his son, Dan Weingarten, and cartoonist David Clark he is the author of Barney & Clyde, a daily newspaper comic strip launched in June 2010. He lives in Washington, D.C.

Table of Contents

Introductionp. xi
The Great Zucchinip. 1
The First Fatherp. 31
The Ghost of the Hardy Boysp. 50
Roger and Mep. 66
The Armpit of Americap. 69
My Father's Vision, Part Ip. 94
Snowboundp. 99
A Wing and a Prayerp. 129
Tears for Audreyp. 132
If You Go Chasing Rabbits...p. 155
Fear Itselfp. 173
Yankee Doodle Dannyp. 202
Pardon My French...p. 206
Doonesbury's Warp. 231
You Go, Girlp. 260
None of the Abovep. 265
Fatal Distractionp. 291
An Honorable Affairp. 321
My Father's Vision, Part IIp. 334
The Fiddler in the Subwayp. 337
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