. . . I hurried home to exhume diaries and notes.
By the employment of methods amounting almost to the so-called third degree, the
heads of the publishers syndicate who I am
under contract has finally got me to write
my autobiography, a task which I shrink
from it like Pola from a camera, yet which
the doing of which I feel I owe it to my
This then is the first installment, but will
precede same with a brief acct. of the comical scene in the publishing offices which
culminated in me undertaking to do the
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Book title: The Story of a Wonder Man:Being the Autobiography of Ring Lardner.
Contributors: Margaret Freeman - Illustrator, Ring Lardner - Author.
Place of publication: New York.
Publication year: 1927.
Page number: 1.
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