Getting Even

Getting Even

by Woody Allen, Woody. Allen

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Overview

The classic, with 316,000 copies sold to date.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780394726403
Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Publication date: 08/28/1978
Pages: 128
Sales rank: 598,257
Product dimensions: 4.20(w) x 6.80(h) x 0.35(d)

About the Author

Woody Allen’s prolific career as a comic, writer, and filmmaker has now spanned more than six decades. He writes frequently for The New Yorker and is the author of Without Feathers, Getting Even, and Side Effects, among other books.

Table of Contents

The Metterling Lists
A Look at Organized Crime
The Schmeed Memoirs
My Philosophy
Yes, But Can the Steam Engine Do This?
Death Knocks
Spring Bulletin
Hassidic Tales
The Gossage-Vardebedian Papers
Notes from the Overfed
A Twenties Memory
Count Dracula
A Little Louder, Please
Conversations with Helmholtz
Viva Vargas!
The Discovery and Use of the Fake Ink Blot
Mr. Big

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Getting Even 4.3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 4 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Guest More than 1 year ago
Its still one of the funniest books I ever read--even after 20 years.
Guest More than 1 year ago
Getting Even is a remarkable collection of Woody Allen¿s creative works of short sketches. The book is extremely humorous. It is a reminiscence of scenes from Allen's earlier films. Page to page I read, and page to page I laughed. That is how funny the book is. I liked ¿Mr. Big¿ the most. Woody Allen¿s humor from absurdity is a unique twist in writing.
Guest More than 1 year ago
I think Master Allen will suffer historically for not having mastered any of the crafts that he is so very good at; i.e. film, comedy and satire. It takes courage to be excellent and unappreciated, so I'll forgive him. This is, however, much better than anyone now living could produce!