Gullible's Travels, Etc.

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Abstract

Of this collection of short stories about the same group of unique characters, only Gullible's Travels takes place in 1920s Palm Beach and St. Augustine. Ring Lardner introduces a variety of characters and their experiences in order to paint a picture of what is was like to traverse Florida using wit and humor to delight the reader.

Local locations visited or mentioned in the text include the Alcazar Hotel (Lightner Museum), Fort Marion (Castillo de San Marcos), the Oldest House, St. George Street, Hospital Street, and St. Francis Street.

Identifier

PS3523 .A7 G85 1965

Access Rights

This item is part of the Circulating Collection and can be checked out with a valid Flagler ID. Non-Flagler affiliates will need to request this book through their local library's Inter-Library Loan program.

Creator

Contributor

3rd edition:
Josephine Hebst, introduction

Title

Gullible's Travels, Etc.

Publisher

1st edition:
Indianapolis: The Bobbs-Merrill Company

2nd edition:
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons

3rd edition:
Chicago: University of Chicago Press

Format

Paperback book

Language

English

Audience

Subject

Comedy or Humor
Short stories, Vignettes, or Poetry
Travel

Coverage

1912-1975
Flagler Era

Has Format

Available for free on HathiTrust. [2nd edition]
Available for free on Internet Archive. [1st edition]

Has Version

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References

McCarthy, Kevin. M. The Book Lover’s Guide to Florida. 1st ed. Sarasota, FL: Pineapple Press, 1992.

Bibliographic Citation

1st edition:
Lardner, Ring. Gullible's Travels. Indianapolis: The Bobbs-Merrill Co., 1917.

2nd edition:
Lardner, Ring. Gullible's Travels, Etc. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1925.

3rd edition:
Lardner, Ring. Gullible's Travels, Etc. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1965.

Citation

Ring Lardner, “Gullible's Travels, Etc.,” St. Augustine Fiction, accessed July 18, 2024, https://staugustinefiction.omeka.net/items/show/143.

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