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A Dangerous Profession

A Book about the Writing Life

A Dangerous Profession( )
Author: Busch, Frederick
ISBN:978-0-312-24608-2
Publication Date:Apr 2011
Publisher:St. Martin's Press
Book Format:Ebook
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Book Description:

Frederick Busch has an enduring love affair with great books, and here he brilliantly communicates his passion to us all. Whether expounding on Melville or Dickens, or celebrating Hemingway or O'Hara, he explains what literature can ineffably reveal about our own lives. For Busch, there was no other recourse save the "dangerous profession;" it was to be his calling, and in these piercing essays, he demonstrates that we as a culture ignore the fundamental truths about fiction only at...
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Book Details
Pages:256
Detailed Subjects: Literary Criticism / Books & Reading
Language Arts & Disciplines / Writing / Authorship
Literary Criticism / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):10 x 2 x 7 Inches
Author Biography
Busch, Frederick (Author)
Frederick Bush's most recent novel is The Night Inspector, a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award. He is Fairchild Professor of Literature at Colgate University.

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