With Charity Toward None by Florence King
A Fond Look at Misanthropy

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A humorous look at the misanthropic life discusses famous misanthropes ranging from Rousseau to Richard Nixon for readers who are tired of ""goo-goo humanitarianism and sensitivity that never sleeps."" By the author of Reflections in a Jaundiced Eye.
 

About Florence King

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Florence King is the author of C"onfessions of a Failed Southern Lady, With Charity Toward None," and other books. Though she still lives in Fredericksburg, Virginia, Washington-fed yuppies may yet drive her father into the hills.
 
Published February 1, 1992 by St Martins Pr. 194 pages
Genres: Political & Social Sciences, Humor & Entertainment, Literature & Fiction. Non-fiction

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On dying alone: ``I'd rather rot on my own floor than be found by a bunch of bingo players in a nursing home.'' A closet misanthrope's fantasy (which she predicts will catch on): ``involuntary euthanasia.'' Is a misanthrope a natural-born grouch, simply a realist, or just a curmudgeon with ...

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Misanthropy, as defined here: ``If ever you meet someone who cannot understand why solitary confinement is considered punishment, you have met a misanthrope.'' Sounding a war cry, King ( Lump It or Leave It ) slings as many Molotov cocktails at her brethren as she does at the enemy, occasionally ...

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