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Low man on a totem pole

Harry Allen Smith

Low man on a totem pole

by Harry Allen Smith

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Published by Editions for the Armed Services in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Anecdotes.,
  • American wit and humor.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby H. Allen Smith ; with an introduction by Fred Allen.
    SeriesArmed Services edition -- 673, Armed Services editions (Series) -- 673.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination287 p. ;
    Number of Pages287
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23057272M

    Directed by John Newland. With Dan Dailey, Diana Lynn, John McGiver, Pedro Gonzalez Gonzalez. Unsold pilot based on the truth life experience of writer H. Allen Smith who lives in New York City's Greenwich Village and struggles to get his work published. Low Man on a Totem Pole ( TV Movie) Plot. Showing all 2 items Jump to: The show itself is named after Smith's book of the same name, which would also inspire Smith's own syndicated column, "The Totem Pole," published for roughly 6 months prior to the publication of his next book, Life in a Putty Factory ().

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    Go surfing the Internet to any number of academic sites and see the number of academia's who wistfully refer to themselves as "low man on the Totem Pole." Interestingly enough, the low end of the Totem Pole is very important. Totem Poles are carved, not by one carver, but by a . Low man on a totem pole Item Preview remove-circle Borrow this book to access EPUB and PDF files. IN COLLECTIONS. Books to Borrow. Books for People with Print Disabilities. Internet Archive Books. Scanned in China. Uploaded by [email protected] on July 2, SIMILAR ITEMS (based on metadata) Pages:


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"Low Man on a Totem Pole is a collection of articles he wrote for the New York World - As I mentioned in another review of a H. Allen Smith title, I was at Powell's in Portland and I came across his books/5.

Low man on a totem pole Hardcover – January 1, by H. Allen Smith (Author), Fred Allen (Introduction) out of 5 stars 10 ratings. See all 15 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

Price New from /5(8). Low Man on the Totem Pole offers various groundbreaking strategies to get more out of your work--including viewing yourself as a business owner and your place of work as the client.

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of a book () after the radio comedian Fred Allen had used the term to describe him in an introduction to an earlier book. The position on an actual totem pole, by the way, has no such. Low man on a totem pole by Smith, H. Allen and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Vintage Book, LOW MAN ON THE TOTEM POLE: H.

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For many of us, the thought of work brings to mind a daily /5. The Debunker: Is It Bad to Be the "Low Man on the Totem Pole". The native tribes of my part of America, the Pacific Northwest, are probably best known for their enormous wood sculptures called totem poles.

A single tree trunk, often a red cedar, is carved and painted with a series of human and animal figures representing tribal history and legend. The phrase "low man on the totem pole" is indeed taken the wrong way all the time. The most revered or "main" character of the story being told is the lowest or closest to earth.

You want to show respect by it being closest to you. H Allen Smith's record of a busy life minding other people's business is a permanent and prized addition to the annals of humorous Americana.

Low Man On a Totem Pole was a best-seller during WW 2 and although particularly popular on the home front, it was also widely read on troop trains and at military camps. It eventually sold a million : eNet Press Inc.

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Definition of the low man on the totem pole in the Idioms Dictionary. the low man on the totem pole phrase. low, man, on, pole, totem.

low man on the totem pole lowest-ranking, least important. The humorist H. Allen Smith used this phrase as the title of a book () after the radio comedian Fred Allen had used the term to describe him.

Low Man on the Totem Pole offers various groundbreaking strategies to get more out of your work—including viewing yourself as a business owner and your place of work as the client.

Whether you are a front-line employee or a manager, Low Man on the Totem Pole offers something for anyone and everyone trying to find some meaning in their work. The Low Man on the Totem Pole went on to become a mega-bestseller in the World War II era, especially among U.S. soldiers who were at the bottom of their respective chains of command.

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: Low Man on a Totem Pole: Author's first book. "Now in its second hundred thousand " on the front of the DJ. Book i clean and tight, DJ is worn and chipped. Fans of the Dr. Seuss classic children's story Yertle the Turtle may appreciate the idiomatic use of "the turtle at the bottom" or "the turtle at the bottom of the stack" as an alternative to "low man on the totem pole."In Yertle the Turtle, King Yertle demands that the turtles in his pond stack themselves up to form a throne befitting his high and mighty status.

Smith, H. Allen LOW MAN ON A TOTEM POLE 1st Edition Later Printing Hardcover New York Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc. Good in a Good dust jacket. Owner bookplate to front pastedown. All corners of flaps are clipped. Wear to edges of jacket. Hinge is starting.

Toning to both pastedowns. Slight roll to Rating: % positive. Genre/Form: Personal correspondence Correspondence: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Smith, H. Allen (Harry Allen), Low man on a totem pole. Those from cultures that do not carve totem poles often assume that the linear representation of the figures places the most importance on the highest figure, an idea that became pervasive in the dominant culture after it entered into mainstream parlance by the s with the phrase "low man on the totem pole" (and as the title of a bestselling.

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