The Resource Second reading : notable and neglected books revisited, Jonathan Yardley., (ebook)

Second reading : notable and neglected books revisited, Jonathan Yardley., (ebook)

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Second reading : notable and neglected books revisited
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Second reading
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notable and neglected books revisited
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Jonathan Yardley.
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eng
Summary
This collection of reviews and reevaluations by Pulitzer Prize-winning book critic Jonathan Yardley considers lesser-known works from renowned authors and underappreciated talents, and offers fresh takes on old favorites. Yardley's reviews of sixty titles include fiction by Gabriel Garcia M<U+00df>rquez, John Cheever, and Henry Fielding; the autobiography of Louis Armstrong; essays by Nora Ephron; and Margaret Leach's history of Washington during the Civil War. Second Reading is also the memoir of a passionate and lifelong reader told through the books that have meant the most to him. Playing the part of both reviewer and bibliophile, Yardley takes on Steinbeck and Salinger, explores the southern fiction of Shirley Ann Grau and Eudora Welty, looks into a darker side of Roald Dahl and praises the pulp fiction of William Bradford Huie and the crime novels of John McDonald. Collected from a popular Washington Post column of the same name, Second Reading is an incisive and entertaining look at the career and times of an esteemed critic and the venerable books that shaped him. This delightful consideration reminds readers that thoughtful criticism and a lively sense of fun can exist side by side
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Midwest
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Yardley, Jonathan
Dewey number
809
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non fiction
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dictionaries
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  • English literature
  • American literature
  • French literature
  • Spanish literature
  • Electronic books
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adult
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Second reading : notable and neglected books revisited, Jonathan Yardley., (ebook)
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1 online resource
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9781609459246
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT12341461
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Second reading : notable and neglected books revisited, Jonathan Yardley., (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781609459246
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12341461
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
MWT12341461
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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