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State by State: A Panoramic Portrait of America

State by State: A Panoramic Portrait of America

Matt Weiland Sean Wilsey Myla Goldberg Anthony Bourdain Jonathan Franzen S.E. Hinton Louise Erdrich Jhumpa Lahiri David Rakoff Susan Orlean Tony Horwitz Alexandra Fuller Anthony Doerr Ha Jin Dave Eggers Sarah Vowell
3.7/5 (1267 ratings)
“A funny, moving, rousing collection, greater than the sum of its excellent parts.”

—New York Times Book Review

 

Edited by Matt Weiland and Sean Wilsey, State by State is a panoramic portrait of America and an appreciation of all fifty states by fifty-one of the most acclaimed writers in the nation.  Contributors include renowned and bestselling authors such as Louise Erdrich, Jonathan Franzen, Ann Patchett, Anthony Bourdain, William T. Vollmann, S.E. Hinton, Dave Eggers, Myla Goldberg, Rick Moody, and Alexander Payne.  Inspired by the Depression-era WPA guides and awarded an “A” grade by Entertainment Weekly, these delightful essays on the American character deliver “the full plumage of American life, in all its riotous glory” .
Language
English
Pages
608
Format
Hardcover
Publisher
Ecco
Release
September 16, 2008
ISBN
0061470902
ISBN 13
9780061470905
“A funny, moving, rousing collection, greater than the sum of its excellent parts.”

—New York Times Book Review

 

Edited by Matt Weiland and Sean Wilsey, State by State is a panoramic portrait of America and an appreciation of all fifty states by fifty-one of the most acclaimed writers in the nation.  Contributors include renowned and bestselling authors such as Louise Erdrich, Jonathan Franzen, Ann Patchett, Anthony Bourdain, William T. Vollmann, S.E. Hinton, Dave Eggers, Myla Goldberg, Rick Moody, and Alexander Payne.  Inspired by the Depression-era WPA guides and awarded an “A” grade by Entertainment Weekly, these delightful essays on the American character deliver “the full plumage of American life, in all its riotous glory” .
Language
English
Pages
608
Format
Hardcover
Publisher
Ecco
Release
September 16, 2008
ISBN
0061470902
ISBN 13
9780061470905

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