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Human Amusements - Johnston, Wayne, Professor
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Wayne Johnston's fourth novel is a hilarious send-up of television's early days, capturing all the nostalgia and innocence of the time. It is the late 1950s and in lower middle-class Toronto, Audrey Prendergast, whose love for her family blinds her to all else, sees the new medium of television as the only means of climbing the social ladder. And climb it the Prendergasts begin to do when Audrey launches a children's show called Rumpus Room, starring herself as Miss Mary and her young son Henry as Bee Good/Bee Bad. When ...

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Human Amusements 2004, Anchor Books, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9781400031979

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Human Amusements 2002, Vintage Books Canada

ISBN-13: 9780676974591

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Human Amusements 1994, McClelland & Stewart, Toronto, Canada

ISBN-13: 9780771044380

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