The magic kingdom. by Stanley Elkin

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Published by Arrow in London .

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Open LibraryOL14908352M
ISBN 100099523108
OCLC/WorldCa220892067

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The Magic Kingdom book. Read 16 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. The Magic Kingdom sheds new light on the cultural icon of Uncle /5. -- Brimming with Elkin's comic brilliance and singular wordplay, The Magic Kingdom tells the story of Eddy Bale, who, determined to learn from the ghastly experience of his son's long, drawn-out death, decides to raise enough money to take seven terminally ill children to Disney World in order to give them a dream vacation before they by: Inside the Magic Kingdom was a very light read on how Disney treats their customers and employees.

The journey is in story format. It is a make believe adventure of adults who go to the Disney Park to learn about the reason Disney is successful. The lessons are light hearted but are logical and can be of Cited by: 9.

Full of colorful sketches of daily life at the Disney Studio and tales about the creation of Disneyland and Disney World, The Magic Kingdom offers a definitive view of one of the most influential 4/5(2).

In The Living End, Elkin offered a caustic, hilarious, haunting triptych on the themes of mortality, life-after-death, and God's unabashed injustice. In one of the strongest episodes of the uneven George Mills, he made the process of dying&#;a terminally ill woman's journey to a Mexican laetrile clinic&#;into a raucous yet tender black-comedy.

But, while the subject-matter here&# The Magic Kingdom sheds new light on the cultural icon of "Uncle Walt." Watts digs deeply into Disney's private life, investigating his roles as husband, father, and brother and providing fresh insight into his peculiar psyche-his genuine folksiness and warmth, his domineering treatment of colleagues and friends, his deepest prejudices and passions.

Inside the Magic Kingdom, by Tom Connellan, tells the story of Disney’s physical kingdoms: Disney World. Although some aspects of Disney have changed since the book’s publication inthe principles it covers are indeed timeless.

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