Individual Author Record
Name: Finley Peter DunnePen Name: None Genre: Fiction Born: July 10, 1867 in Chicago, Illinois Sites:
Illinois ConnectionDunne was born in, lived in and wrote about Chicago.
Biographical and Professional InformationDunne was a humorist and journalist. He was the creator of "Mr. Dooley", an Irish tavern-keeper and shrewd commentator on public events featured in Dunne's comic newspaper sketches at the turn of the century. Dunne started writing his Irish dialect sketches in 1892, first for the Chicago Evening Post and later for the Chicago Journal. The sketches were syndicated nationally after 1898, and many of them were collected in books, beginning with Mr. Dooley in Peace and in War and ending with Mr. Dooley on Making a Will and other Necessary Evils. Dunne was one of the first successful Irish-American writers.
- Mr. Dooley in Peace and War, , Classic Books, 1898
- Mr. Dooley in the Hearts of His Countrymen, 1899
- Mr. Dooley's Philosophy, 1900
- Mr. Dooley's Opinions, 1901
- Observations by Mr. Dooley, 1902
- Dissertations by Mr. Dooley, 1906
- Mr. Dooley Says, 1910
- Mr. Dooley on Making a Will and other Necessary Evils, Charles Scribner's Sons; 1st edition, 1919
Titles At Your Library
Mr. Dooley in Peace and in War
ISBN: 1163215465 Kessinger Publishing, LLC. 2010 This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original. Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages. Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it available as part of our commitment for protecting, preserving, and promoting the world's literature in affordable, high quality, modern editions that are true to the original work.
Mr Dooley: Wise and Funny We Need Him Now
ISBN: 0942936116 Lincoln Herndon Pr. 1988 Mr. Dooley is the wise and witty character created by Finley Peter Dunne. Mr. Dooley talks about women, politics, war, taxes, marriage, money and most aspects of American life.
Mr. Dooley At His Best
ISBN: B0006D9R14 Charles Scribner's Sons. 1938