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 (thûr′bər), James Grover 1894-1961.
American writer and cartoonist who was long associated with the New Yorker magazine. His essays, short stories, such as "The Secret Life of Walter Mitty" (1939), and drawings humorously depict the preoccupations of modern men and women.
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(Biography) James (Grover). 1894–1961, US humorist and illustrator. He contributed drawings and stories to the New Yorker and his books include Is Sex Necessary? (1929), written with E. B. White
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(ˈθɜr bər)

James (Grover), 1894–1961, U.S. writer, caricaturist, and illustrator.
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