( 1894–1961), US humorist and cartoonist; full name James Grover Thurber. He published many of his essays, stories, and sketches in The New Yorker magazine. His collections of essays, stories, and sketches include My Life and Hard Times (1933) and My World—And Welcome to It (1942), which contains the story “The Secret Life of Walter Mitty.”.
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