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Published by Riverhead Books in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • American prose literature -- 21st century,
  • Reportage literature, American,
  • American essays -- 21st century,
  • Anecdotes

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementedited and introduced by Ira Glass.
ContributionsGlass, Ira.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS659.2 .N49 2007
The Physical Object
Pagination455 p. ;
Number of Pages455
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23906058M
ISBN 109781594482670
LC Control Number2007299643

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