Oh Death Where Is Thy Story Line?

Saroyan, William
January 1978
New Republic;1/7/78, Vol. 178 Issue 1, p29
Presents a humorous commentary on the philosophical aspects of the phenomenon of death and writing. Differences in the writing style of the author from Arthur Buchwald and Russell Baker; Tendency of Baker and Buchwald to stick to their subject; Author's telephone conversation of with a friend; Impact of an individual's death on the surviving members of the family.


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