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The destiny thief : essays on writing, writers and life / Richard Russo.

By: Russo, Richard, 1949- [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2018Edition: First edition.Description: 205 pages ; 22 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781524733513; 1524733512.Uniform titles: Essays. Selections Subject(s): American essays -- 21st century | BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Literary Figures | BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Personal Memoirs | LITERARY COLLECTIONS / EssaysGenre/Form: Essays. | Nonfiction.Additional physical formats: Online version:: Destiny thief.DDC classification: 814/.54
Contents:
The destiny thief -- The gravestone and the commode Getting good Address to the 2004 graduates of Colby College -- The Pickwick papers Imagining Jenny What frogs think: a defense of omniscience -- Mark Twain's nonfiction The boss in Bulgaria.
Summary: "In these nine essays, [the author] provides insight into his life as a writer, teacher, friend, and reader"--Amazon.com.
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The destiny thief -- The gravestone and the commode (The Sewanee review, summer 2017) -- Getting good (The Sewanee review, fall 2017) -- Address to the 2004 graduates of Colby College -- The Pickwick papers (introduction to Modern Library Classics edition, 2003) -- Imagining Jenny (afterword to Jennifer Boylan's She's not there: a life in two genders, 2003) -- What frogs think: a defense of omniscience -- Mark Twain's nonfiction (introduction to volume 2, Everyman's Library edition, 2016) -- The boss in Bulgaria.

"In these nine essays, [the author] provides insight into his life as a writer, teacher, friend, and reader"--Amazon.com.

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