Fat City (1963)

Mullins, Bill AMRDEC Bill.Mullins at US.ARMY.MIL
Mon May 8 17:45:32 UTC 2006

[Note:  I'm hitting send a second time on this one; apparently the ADS
didn't get it yesterday when I sent it the first time.  If you get it
twice, my apologies for stuffing your mailbox.]

"Ducks, Assigned to Rural Life, Come Out of the Wilds to the
 White House" By Thomas Wolfe The Washington Post, Times Herald
 (1959-1973); Apr 13, 1961; pg. A1 " "Wow, this is Easy Street
 in a fat city," said a white Peking duckling, lying back

> -----Original Message-----
> From: American Dialect Society on behalf of Bapopik at AOL.COM
> Sent: Sun 5/7/2006 10:19 AM
> Subject:      Fat City (1963)
> I just wrote up "easy street" and was about to add "fat
> city." HDAS doesn't have this book (later made into a movie)?
> Are there any other "fat city"
> cites?
> ...
> ...
> 6 June 1963, Oakland (CA) Tribune, pg. 30:
> The winner of the 1963 Joseph Henry Jackson Award of $1,000
> is Leonard Gardner, a 29 year old San Francisco writer.
> Gardner won the award, named for  the late critic and author,
> for a novel in progress called "Fat  City."
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