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The end of the end of the earth : essays

by Franzen, Jonathan (Author)

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In The End of the End of the Earth, which gathers essays and speeches written mostly in the past five years, Jonathan Franzen returns with renewed vigor to the themes - both human and literary - that have long preoccupied him. Whether exploring his complex relationship with his uncle, recounting his... Full description

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Table of Contents:
  • The essay in dark times
  • Manhattan 1981
  • Why birds matter
  • Save what you love
  • Capitalism in hyperdrive
  • May your life be ruined
  • A friendship
  • A rooting interest
  • Rules for the novelist
  • Missing
  • The regulars
  • Invisible losses
  • Note from 9/13/01
  • Postcards from East Africa
  • The end of the end of the Earth.
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