writing of My Uncle Dudley

remarks at the opening of an exhibition, "First books by notable authors," at the Bancroft Library, February 21, 1982
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Friends of the Bancroft Library , [Berkeley, Calif.]
Morris, Wright, 1910- , Morris, Wright, 1910- -- Childhood and youth., Novelists, American -- 20th century -- Biogr
Statementby Wright Morris.
ContributionsBancroft Library., Bancroft Library. Friends.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3525.O7475 M935 1982
The Physical Object
Pagination[12] p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3090222M
LC Control Number82192753

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"A brashly picaresque novel Fast-paced, delightfully humorous, sometimes Rabelaisian."—The Nation. The Nation "A wryly humorous chronicle of an odyssey which The Kid--the unnamed adolescent narrator—and his Uncle Dudley make across the country in an old Marmon touring car with seven men who share : UNP - Nebraska.

The Dursleys of Number 4 Privet Drive were very ordinary, thank you very much. It’s too bad their children weren’t.

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Vernon Dursley and his wife Petunia hardly ever stood out amongst the other like-minded denizens of Surrey, England, but as unspectacular in appearance as they were, they were beginning to gain an unflattering reputation because of their son Dudley.

Dudley thought for a second. "Hagrid, how did Harry's parents die. My Uncle James and Aunt Lily." "Aye, Dudley, it's a lon' story," answered Hagrid as he put on his coat and stood up, hitting his head against the ceiling. "There's a lot yeh should know before we get yeh to Hogwarts, but I.

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Marjorie Eileen Dursley is the older sister of Vernon Dursley. Although no blood relation of Harry Potter, he has been taught to call her ‘Aunt Marge’. Marge is a large and unpleasant woman whose main interest in life is breeding bulldogs.

She believes in corporal punishment and plain speaking, which is what she calls being offensive. Marge is secretly in love with a neighbour called. Dudley is exuberant, wild and wacky, and before long magical events start occurring Uncle Dudley nearly disappears, with only part of his body showing, Duncan mistakenly turns a neighbor into a statue, and goblins turn up.

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Dudley Dursley (born 23 June, ) was the Muggle son of Vernon and Petunia Dursley and cousin of Harry Potter. He was obese and insolent as a result of his parents spoiling him throughout his childhood, although he became muscular in his teens.

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My Uncle Dudley by MORRIS, Wright Dust jacket in good condition. First edition, first printing. Minor shelf and handling wear, overall a clean solid copy with minimal signs of use.

Dust jacket now in archival sleeve. Secure packaging for safe delivery. Wright Morris was born on January 6,in Central City, Nebraska, and the Nebraska plains are the setting for much of his work.

there, Morris and his father went on a road trip to California, which would later become the basis for his first novel, My Uncle Dudley. After Chicago, Morris briefly attended the Adventist-run Pacific Union. Book Uncle and Me has been added to your Cart Add to Cart.

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First edition of the AUTHOR'S FIRST BOOK. Cross country trip in the mids narrated by Dudley's nephew, The Kid, who recalls how his uncle recruits a group of seven passengers traveling east and uses their deposits to purchase a rattletrap car.

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Who am I. My family is a complicated one. We are descendants of the Hylton, Ross, Medley, Skinner & Griffiths families. I enjoy intellectual debates, writing, cooking. I have had letters published in The Gleaner and Daily Observer (just google my name).

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After wondering around the zoo for hours Dudley decides he wants to go to the reptile house. While looking around, Dudley runs up to a beautiful boa constrictor. 'Make it move.' Dudley whines. 'MOVE!' Uncle Vernon screams while loudly banging in the glass. 'He's asleep' I snap at them.

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Here are some of their favourites: HARRY POTTER AND THE PHILOSOPHER’S STONE Harry Potter is an orphan and lives with his pathetic uncle and unbearable Dudley. Harry is mistreated and misunderstood, he feels and lonely, until one day.

Your Uncle Dudley () Plot. Showing all 1 items Jump to: Summaries (1) Summaries. Horton is a good citizen with lots of citations for good works and also lots of debts.

—Ed. Rowling, J. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone. New York, NY: Scholastic, Print. Notes. This is the NINTH post (out of 52 in total eventually) that is Author: Viraj Patel. Harry Potter is miserable living with his aunt and uncle, the Dursleys, and his cousin, Dudley.

But then a mysterious letter arrives, and Harry is whisked away to Hogwarts School, where his days are filled with magic, new friends, and the game of Quidditch.

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The book sets the stage for the rest of the series. Explore classroom activities, puzzles, teacher resources and. Book one: Start in a new life. Written by: writing-phoenix. Prologue "Did you see the lists with the new students, Albus. Is it really already time for Harry to come here?" A stern-looking witch asked the headmaster of Hogwarts.

"Indeed, Minerva, time is passing quickly. Young Harry will turn eleven at the end of the month. Read See Harry, Aunt, Uncle, and Dudley Again from the story Emma Potter Harry's Old Sister Book 2 by ShelbeyTilson01 with 81 saw the island with wate.Book Uncle and Me won the Scholastic Asian Book Award inan award which honours the best of Asian writing in English.

It was also joint winner of the Crossword Award for children’s fiction in what was an unusual decision to make this superb book share the honours for a prize that it deserved to have enjoyed all on its own. Uncle Vernon stopped at last outside a gloomy-looking hotel on the outskirts of a big city.

Dudley and Harry shared a room with twin beds and damp, musty sheets. Dudley snored but Harry stayed awake, sitting on the windowsill, staring down at the lights of passing cars and wondering Dudley wondered what his cousin had wondered.