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Collected prose : autobiographical writings, true stories, critical essays, prefaces, and collaborations with artists

Author: Paul Auster
Publisher: New York : Picador, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st Picador edView all editions and formats
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"The celebrated author of The New York Trilogy, The Book of Illusions, and Oracle Night presents here a highly personal collection of essays, prefaces, true stories, autobiographical writings, and collaborations with artists, as well as occasional pieces written for magazines and newspapers."--Jacket.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Paul Auster
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Auster
ISBN: 9780312424688 031242468X
OCLC Number: 57694273
Description: 512 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: The invention of solitude --
Hand to mouth --
True stories. The red notebook ; Why write? ; Accident report ; It don't mean a thing --
Gotham handbook --
The story of my typewriter --
Northern lights. Pages for Kafka ; The death of Sir Walter Raleigh ; Northern lights --
Critical essays. The art of hunger ; New York babel ; Dada bones ; Truth, beauty, silence ; From cakes to stones ; The poetry of exile ; Innocence and memory ; Book of the dead ; Reznikoff ; The Bartlebooth follies --
Prefaces. Jacques Dupin ; André du Bouchet ; Black on white ; Twentieth-century French poetry ; Mallarmé's son ; On the high wire ; Translator's note ; The National Story Project ; A little anthology of surrealist poems ; The art of worry ; Invisible Joubert ; Hawthorne at home --
Occasions. A prayer for Salman Rushdie ; Appeal to the Governor of Pennsylvania ; The best of substitute for war ; Reflections on a cardboard box ; Random notes: September 11, 2001, 4:00 pm ; Underground ; NYC = USA.
Other Titles: Prose works.
Responsibility: Paul Auster.

Abstract:

"The celebrated author of The New York Trilogy, The Book of Illusions, and Oracle Night presents here a highly personal collection of essays, prefaces, true stories, autobiographical writings, and collaborations with artists, as well as occasional pieces written for magazines and newspapers."--Jacket.
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