The Portable Curmudgeon by Jon VariousThe Portable Curmudgeon by Jon Various

The Portable Curmudgeon

byJon VariousEditorJon Winokur

Paperback | October 1, 1992

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More than 1,000 outrageously irreverent quotations, anecdotes, and interviews on a vast array of subjects, from an illustrious list of world class grouches.  

“If you can’t say anything good about someone, sit right here by me.”—Alice Roosevelt Longworth
Title:The Portable CurmudgeonFormat:PaperbackDimensions:320 pages, 6.28 × 5.52 × 0.82 inPublished:October 1, 1992Publisher:Penguin Publishing Group

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0452266688

ISBN - 13:9780452266681

Appropriate for ages: 18 - 18


From Our Editors

If you're the kind of person who can see the cloud in every silver lining, then The Portable Curmudgeon might even make you crack a smile. With quotes from notable scrooges such as W.C. Fields, Dorothy Parker and Groucho Marx, this treasury of sarcasm is wonderfully dire. Jon Wonokur organized these cynical slices of life by topic so you can find the ideal quip for any situation. If you're looking for the perfect retort for the cheery "Have a nice day," you'll no longer have to grumble and frown - this collection can help you out.