wrote after the 1923 championship season, "The possession of great wealth is an old story to him.
I used to love Damon Runyon
, who as a creator of unreal worlds has much in common with P.
Despite the term's almost invariable appearance in a UK context, it was apparently invented by the American writer Damon Runyon
in the 1930s.
of a musical in two acts with music and lyrics by Frank Loesser, book by Jo Swerling, Abe Burrows, based on a story and characters of Damon Runyon
But these characters, their grandiose slang, and their amusing adventures originated in the stories of Damon Runyon
, who began life in Manhattan, Kansas, and ended as the most famous chronicler of that other Manhattan in the 1930s and '40s.
19) See JIMMY BRESLIN, DAMON RUNYON
247 (1991) ("Don't ever leave white space.
Visitors included Amelia Earhart, Damon Runyon
, Calvin Coolidge, Al Jolson, Charles Lindbergh, and the Duke and Duchess of Windsor.
Columnists like the splendid Red Smith, and Damon Runyon
and Runyon's protege, Jimmy Cannon.
RACING is peopled by characters who often have stepped straight off the pages of a Damon Runyon
Will is the recipient of the Denver Press Club's 12th annual Damon Runyon
Up to this point, there would not be a comeback, and no occasion for Damon Runyon