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Gallows humor a play in two parts. by Jack Richardson

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Published by Dutton in New York .
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StatementWith a pref. by the author.
SeriesA Dutton paperback,, D88
LC ClassificationsPS3535.I3275 G3
The Physical Object
Pagination95 p.
Number of Pages95
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5842406M
LC Control Number61065137

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  It defines gallows humor as wit when an individual is facing a stressful (though not necessarily “hopeless”) situation. The man about to be executed who makes a joke would constitute gallows humor. Likewise the executioner who has his own stresses to face can make a joke at the situation.   Book Overview A collection of single panel cartoon gags, dark comedy, gallows humor, from the creator of Girls and Corpses Magazine and Strange Guts. Edition Details. Gallows Humor by Carolyn Elizabeth is the first book in the Corey Curtis and Thayer Reynolds romantic thriller series.. Corey Curtis believes she has it all and she is perfectly content with her life as it is. Corey is thirty-three years old and she’s at .   The book is about the devastation of humanity from a virus named “Captain Trips,” but it’s only the beginning of the nightmarish scenario that the characters face. A computer error in a Defense Department laboratory, and one million infections, causes the deadly chain to kill 99 percent of the human population.

I was really in need of a great book to read, and thankfully I found Gallows Humor by Carolyn Elizabeth. This story has it all. It is a murder mystery, a bit of action and adventure, a medical story, and most importantly for me, a beautiful workplace romance. The main characters, Corey and Thayer are easy to connect and fall in love with.   Gallows Humor. By Carolyn Elizabeth. Corey throws herself into the post mortem exam of a construction worker who fell to his death, which isn’t at all suspicious—until it is. Making bad decisions with good intentions, she recklessly endangers her own life and Thayer’s. Even worse—she potentially dooms any chance of a real relationship. The David Drake anthology All the Way to the Gallows is a collection of stories rich with martial gallows humor, primarily from "pointy end of the stick" people getting stuck in horrible situations by either political direction or circumstances. gallows humour definition: jokes or humorous remarks that are made about unpleasant or worrying subjects such as death and. Learn more. Cambridge Dictionary +Plus.