Now That’s Funny

A Memoir on Passing Through

by Charles O. Jones



Book Details

Language : English
Publication Date : 9/27/2018

Format : Softcover
Dimensions : 6x9
Page Count : 614
ISBN : 9781532058684
Format : E-Book
Dimensions : N/A
Page Count : 614
ISBN : 9781532058691

About the Book

This book is the story of Chuck Jones as a young man growing up in a small South Dakota town, his education, military service, graduate work, marriage, and life as a professor. The Jones family moved frequently, taking advantage of job opportunities and research fellowships. Their longest tenures were at Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and Madison, Wisonsin. The author provides descriptions of family life, to include their several homes. The book displays the vitality of academic life and family growth. It also identifies the importance of pets to a loving atmosphere. One chapter tells the life of the Jones family from the perspective of their pets. The book is mostly about us and how we lived and prospered through the decades.

About the Author

CHARLES O. JONES is an emeritus professor of political science, University of Wisconsin-Madison. He taught previously at Wellesley College, the Universities of Arizona, Pittsburgh, and Virginia, and Oxford University. He has written numerous books on the U.S. Congress, the presidency, political parties, and public policy. He has served as editor of the American Political Science Review and as President of the American Political Science Association. Married to Vera Mire Jones, the couple has two sons: Joseph and Daniel, and three grandchildren: Annabel, Phoebe, and Nathaniel.