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The Atlantic Ocean : reports from Britain and America

Author: Andrew O'Hagan
Publisher: Boston : Mainer Books/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st U.S. edView all editions and formats
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"A brilliant essayist, [O'Hagan] constructs sentences that pierce like pinpricks."--"Publishers Weekly," starred review. For more than two decades, Andrew O'Hagan has been publishing celebrated essays on both sides of the Atlantic. "The Atlantic Ocean" highlights the best of his clear-eyed, brilliant work.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew O'Hagan
ISBN: 9780151013784 0151013780
OCLC Number: 308199655
Notes: "First published as The Atlantic Ocean: Essays on Britain and America in 2008 by Faber and Faber Limited"--Title page verso.
Description: 353 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: The American dream of Lee Harvey Oswald --
The killing of James Bulger --
England's flowers --
Saint Marilyn --
On the end of British farming --
Funerals and a wedding --
The Glasgow sludge boat --
On Lad magazines --
After Hurricane Katrina --
England and the Beatles --
On begging --
Brothers --
Many Andies --
Racing against reality --
Guilt: a memoir --
Good fibs --
Diary --
E.M. Forster: the story of affection --
Styron's choice.
Responsibility: Andrew O'Hagan.

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"A brilliant essayist, [O'Hagan] constructs sentences that pierce like pinpricks."--"Publishers Weekly," starred review. For more than two decades, Andrew O'Hagan has been publishing celebrated essays on both sides of the Atlantic. "The Atlantic Ocean" highlights the best of his clear-eyed, brilliant work.

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