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The Resource The uncollected David Rakoff, compiled and edited by Timothy G. Young ; with a foreword by Paul Rudnick

The uncollected David Rakoff, compiled and edited by Timothy G. Young ; with a foreword by Paul Rudnick

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The uncollected David Rakoff
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The uncollected David Rakoff
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compiled and edited by Timothy G. Young ; with a foreword by Paul Rudnick
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eng
Summary
Bestselling and Thurber Prize-winning humorist David Rakoff was one of the most original, delightfully acerbic voices of his generation. Here, in one place, is the best of his previously uncollected material - most never before published in book form. David Rakoff's singular personality spills from every page of this witty and entertaining volume, which includes travel features, early fiction works, pop culture criticism, and transcripts of his most memorable appearances on public radio's Fresh Air and This American Life. These writings chart his transformation from fish out of water, meekly arriving for college in 1982, to a proud New Yorker bluntly opining on how to walk properly in the city. They show his unparalleled ability to capture the pleasures of solitary pursuits like cooking and crafting, especially in times of trouble; as well as the ups and downs in the life-span of a friendship, whether it is a real relationship or an imaginary correspondence between Gregor Samsa and Dr. Seuss (co-authored with Jonathan Goldstein). Also included is his novel-in-verse Love, Dishonor, Marry, Die, Cherish, Perish. By turns hilarious, incisive and deeply moving, this collection highlights the many facets of Rakoff's huge talent and shows the arc of his remarkable career."--provided by publisher
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Bestselling and Thurber Prize-winning humorist David Rakoff was one of the most original, delightfully acerbic voices of his generation. Here, in one place, is the best of his previously uncollected material - most never before published in book form. David Rakoff's singular personality spills from every page of this witty and entertaining volume, which includes travel features, early fiction works, pop culture criticism, and transcripts of his most memorable appearances on public radio's Fresh Air and This American Life. These writings chart his transformation from fish out of water, meekly arriving for college in 1982, to a proud New Yorker bluntly opining on how to walk properly in the city. They show his unparalleled ability to capture the pleasures of solitary pursuits like cooking and crafting, especially in times of trouble; as well as the ups and downs in the life-span of a friendship, whether it is a real relationship or an imaginary correspondence between Gregor Samsa and Dr. Seuss (co-authoredwith Jonathan Goldstein). Also included is his novel-in-verse Love, Dishonor, Marry, Die, Cherish, Perish. By turns hilarious, incisive and deeply moving, this collection highlights the many facets of Rakoff's huge talent and shows the arc of his remarkable career."--provided by publisher
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10452009
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BT
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818/.6
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no index present
LC call number
PN6165
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mixed forms
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True
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adult
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including the entire text of Love, dishonor, marry, die, cherish, perish
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The uncollected David Rakoff, compiled and edited by Timothy G. Young ; with a foreword by Paul Rudnick
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"Including the entire text of Love, Dishonor, Marry, Die, Cherish, Perish"--Cover
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volume
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nc
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text
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txt
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21 cm
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xi, 339 pages
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9780307946478
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unmediated
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rdamedia
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n
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The uncollected David Rakoff, compiled and edited by Timothy G. Young ; with a foreword by Paul Rudnick
Publication
Note
"Including the entire text of Love, Dishonor, Marry, Die, Cherish, Perish"--Cover
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
xi, 339 pages
Isbn
9780307946478
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n

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