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Laughs Abound

Eleven year old Jeff Greenaway is in love and on the loose in Manhattan circa 1962.
This book will crack you up.
For adults.

Sheer antic delight” — Remsen Pilchard


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JHK’s novella about a boy in New York in the 1960s. Paperback – $8.00 E-book – $2.99 Click to Buy

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JHK’s lost classic now reprinted as an e-book
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KunstlerCast 243 — Summer Break Special

KunstlerCast 243 — Summer Break Special

JHK and his friend Richie drop in on the Washington County (NY) fair for an extravaganza of cows, oxen, weird fried food, scary rides, and chats with farmers, tractor collectors, teenagers, and other civilians. 
The KunstlerCast music is “Adam and Ali’s Waltz” from the recording Waiting to Fly by Mike and Ali Vass.

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About James Howard Kunstler

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James Howard Kunstler is the author of many books including (non-fiction) The Geography of Nowhere, The City in Mind: Notes on the Urban Condition, Home from Nowhere, The Long Emergency, and Too Much Magic: Wishful Thinking, Technology and the Fate of the Nation. His novels include World Made By Hand, The Witch of Hebron, Maggie Darling — A Modern Romance, The Halloween Ball, an Embarrassment of Riches, and many others. He has published three novellas with Water Street Press: Manhattan Gothic, A Christmas Orphan, and The Flight of Mehetabel.

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  1. Karah August 22, 2013 at 9:56 pm #

    NEAT-O!!! The COUNTY FAIR!!! We get to meet Richie!!!

    My friends around the corner have 3 caged chickens and they have eggs coming out their ears. The good thing about the breed is their eggs are great for baking! Every hen should come with a cook book. Practice your souffles.

    After all the heavy stuff on here it’s nice to get out and play. You’re never too old to play. You can be too scared to play.

    The World’s 18 Strangest Rides

    Two things that scare me: ferris wheels and sucking face.

  2. Carol Newquist August 23, 2013 at 2:24 pm #

    Oh my God! This was hilarious. I thought you were being sarcastic at first when you mentioned the deep-fried Kool-aid, but it turns out you were being serious. Richie was great, too. You guys make a great dynamic duo. Thanks. It made me smile. You have quite a sense of humor.

  3. scott_mcdonough August 25, 2013 at 1:50 pm #

    You guys totally cracked me up. Thank you for doing this!!!

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