Bagdad on the subway

by Stephen Leacock

Publisher: s.n. in [United States?

Written in English
Published: Pages: 17 Downloads: 303
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Subjects:

  • Henry, O., -- 1862-1910.,
  • Canadian essays (English), CIHM.,
  • Authors, American -- 19th century.,
  • Essais canadiens-anglais, ICMH.

Edition Notes

Other titlesAmazing genius of O. Henry
Statementby Stephen Leacock.
SeriesCIHM/ICMH Microfiche series = CIHM/ICMH collection de microfiches -- no. 87511
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination1 microfiche (17 fr.)
Number of Pages17
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18786701M
ISBN 100665875118

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Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Bagdad on the subway by Stephen Leacock; 1 edition; First published in ; People: O. Henry (). "Bagdad-on-the-Subway" was O. Henry's nickname for New York City. Other writers soon called it "Bagdad on the Hudson." The nickname is about years old and does not reflect present-day Bagdad (Iraq).

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New York: Baghdad-on-the-Subway "O Henry had another name for New York City - Baghdad on the Hudson," a reader who was born in New York, told us after reading last month's story Gotham: Paradise of Fools, in which we listed odd nicknames for American cities.

We've made a quick check, and have discovered that several current writers have seized on the now topical phrase. Bagdad on the subway Item Preview remove-circle "This story of O. Henry's life is taken from Stephen Leacock's book 'Essays and Literary Studies,' published by John Lane Co., New York" - p.

3 Spadoni. A Bibl. of Stephen Leacock ; Fisher copy: Pages: We want everyone to get involved and fall in love with reading again and we want to make the subway a more friendly and enjoyable experience. So, if you find a book from us on the subway, feel free to pick it up and take it home with you, but when you’re done, be sure to put it back on the subway for someone else to enjoy.

Thanks from. Background Commuter rail service. The Baghdad commuter rail service operated by the state owned Iraqi Republic resumed operation in October The train ran about 24 kilometres (15 mi) between Baghdad Central Station and the southern neighborhood of operates two round trips a day, one in the morning and one in the : Baghdad.

Bagdad on the subway by Stephen Leacock; 2 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Essais canadiens-anglais, ICMH, Canadian essays (English), CIHM, American Authors; People: O.

Henry (); Times: 19th century. Okay, this book has a very limited market. If you don't live in NYC or aren't familiar with the City's subway system, then I doubt you or your children will see the appeal. On the other hand, if you have a son like mine, who loves to ride the rails and look at /5(48).

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Bagdad on the subway [microform] Item Preview "This story of O. Henry's life is taken from Stephen Leacock's book, Essays and literary studies, published by John Lane Co., New York."--p. 3 Filmed from a copy of the original publication held by the North York Public Library, Community & Information Services.

Excerpt from Bagdad on the Subway The languor of the tropics; the sunlit seas with their open bays and broad sanded beaches, with green palms nodding on the slopes above, - white-painted steamers lazily at anchor, - quaint Spanish towns, with adobe houses and wide squares, sunk in their noon day sleep, - beautiful Senoritas drowsing away the afternoon in hammocks.

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All around us the chaotic mass of Baghdad swirled, the ebb and flow of a city on the move, trying to put itself back together after six long years of tragedy and horror. The Baghdad Metro is a step in this long journey, a step toward normalcy in a place that for years has known anything but.

Here we have a detail of the Bagdad Metro, work on which evidently began in but was stopped not long afterward when hostilities between Iraq and Iran is the same Bagdad subway which was famously cited by both Donald Rumsfeld and Colin Powell, during the run up to the current war, as being part of the vast underground network of tunnels used to.

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Henry arrived in New York—his “Bagdad on the Subway.” From December to January he produced a story a week for the New York World, writing also for first book, Cabbages and Kings (), depicted fantastic characters against exotic Honduran backgrounds.

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As part of the Subway Library Author: Gwen Glazer. The first character we meet in Bagdad-on-the-Subway is the caliph, an Arabic term O'Henry uses to refer to a rich, influential, connected person. The man's name is. Biography Early life.

Al-Khatib al-Baghdadi was born on 24 Jumadi' al-Thani, A.H/in Hanikiya, a village south of Baghdad. He was the son of a preacher and he began studying at an early age with his father and other time he studied other sciences but his primary interest was the age of 20 his father died and he went to Basra to search Denomination: Sunni.

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