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The End of the End of the Earth

Essays

The End of the End of the Earth( )
Author: Franzen, Jonathan
ISBN:978-0-374-14793-8
Publication Date:Nov 2018
Publisher:Farrar, Straus & Giroux
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $26.00
Book Description:

A sharp and provocative new essay collection from the award-winning author of Freedom and The Corrections

The essayist, Jonathan Franzen writes, is like "a fire-fighter, whose job, while everyone else is fleeing the flames of shame, is to run straight into them." For the past twenty-five years, even as his novels have earned him worldwide acclaim, Franzen has led a second life as a risk-taking essayist. Now, at a moment when technology has inflamed tribal...
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Book Details
Pages:240
Detailed Subjects: Literary Collections / Essays
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.71 x 8.41 x 0.89 Inches
Book Weight:0.78 Pounds
Author Biography
Franzen, Jonathan (Author)
Jonathan Franzen was born in Western Springs, Illinois on August 17, 1959. He graduated from Swarthmore College in 1981, and went on to study at the Freie University in Berlin as a Fulbright scholar. He worked in a seismology lab at Harvard University's Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences after graduation.

His works include The Twenty-Seventh City (1988), Strong Motion (1992), How to Be Alone (2002), and The Discomfort Zone (2006). The Corrections (2001) won a National Book Award and the 2002 James Tait Black Memorial Prize for fiction. Freedom (2010) is an Oprah Book Club selection. He also won a Whiting Writers' Award in 1988 and the American Academy's Berlin Prize in 2000. He is also a frequent contributor to Harper's and The New Yorker. In 2015 his title Purity made The New Yort Times and New Zealand Best Seller List.

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