ebooks and download videos Search All  Title  Author 
Home / Nonfiction / Humor / Form/Essays

Paint the Town Black

| £14.25 | €16.35 | Ca$24.70 | Au$24.66
by Arthur Black
What is this?DRM-EPUB | by download   add to wish list
Paint the Town Black by Arthur Black

Arthur Black's best lines are like a shot of whisky—sharp, invigorating and with a good kick. Following the success of his many previous titles, the multiple-award-winning humorist once again delivers “black-to-black" laughs with his latest collection, Paint the Town Black.

With his usual off-kilter perspective, Black tackles many of the pressing topics of the day, including some positive PR for the swastika, the sometimes fatal effects of poor penmanship and the burning question of whether one-time Thunder Bay mayor Walter “Jolly Wally" Assef really did pat the queen's bum. The answer: “Somebody must have tipped Prince Philip off about the mayor's meandering mitts because Phil watched Wally like a hawk. Wally's hands never got near the royal end zone."

Many edifying historical facts are cunningly hidden among the laughs. For instance, how many Canadians remember Gerda Munsinger, the probable Soviet spy who got deported for sleeping her way through half of Diefenbaker's cabinet? And then there's Senator Incitatus, whose office was made of marble and who literally ate gold for lunch. Don't worry, this isn't one of Harper's recent appointees—Incitatus was a racehorse appointed to the Roman senate by his owner, Emperor Caligula.

So settle into your favourite chair, pour yourself a shot of something strong and get ready to Paint the Town Black.

To view this DRM protected ebook on your desktop or laptop you will need to have Adobe Digital Editions installed. It is a free software. We also strongly recommend that you sign up for an AdobeID at the Adobe website. For more details please see FAQ 1&2. To view this ebook on an iPhone, iPad or Android mobile device you will need the Adobe Digital Editions app, or BlueFire Reader or Txtr app. These are free, too. For more details see this article.

SHARE  Share by Email  Share on Facebook  Share on Twitter  Share on Linked In  Share on Delicious
or call in the US toll free 1-888-866-9150 product ID: 699050

Ebook Details
Pages: 240
Size: 586 KB
Publisher: Harbour Publishing
Date published:   2015
ISBN: 9781550177022 (DRM-EPUB)

DRM Settings
Copying:not allowed
Printing:not allowed
Read Aloud:  not allowed

This product is listed in the following category:

Nonfiction > Humor > Form/Essays

This author has products in the following categories:

Nonfiction > Humor > Form/Essays

If you find anything wrong with this product listing, perhaps the description is wrong, the author is incorrect, or it is listed in the wrong category, then please contact us. We will promptly address your feedback.

Submit 5 page SummaryWhat is this?

© 2017