Damon Runyon

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United States writer of humorous stylized stories about Broadway and the New York underground (1884-1946)

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She's a rollicking, roistering broad straight off the pages of a Damon Runyan novel, a breath of badly needed fresh air among the pee hee-ers and double talkers surrounding some stables.
Liu is board-certified in internal medicine, hematology, and oncology, and has received awards from the American Association of Cancer Research, the Leukemia Society, the Komen Foundation, and the Damon Runyan Cancer Fund, among others.
Read the PR guff and, saints preserve us, you get Damon Runyan lobbed in there as well).
BennyThe Dip is named after a Damon Runyan fictional pickpocket and Ohio-based owner Landon Knight said: "I listened to the race over the phone but I couldn't hear anything after Tattenham Corner because of the noise.
Cleckheaton & Spenborough Amateur Operatic Society are presenting Guys & Dolls, the Frank Loesser music and lyrics inspired by the larger-than-life characters of Damon Runyan.
In the tradition of master craftsman Damon Runyan, the stories are wry and ironic, all ending with a clever little twist.
The writer can now take his place with those other greats: Max Beerbaum, SJ Perlman and Damon Runyan.