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State by state : a panoramic portrait of America

Author: Matt Weiland; Sean Wilsey
Publisher: New York, NY : Ecco, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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The editors of The Thinking Fan's Guide to the World Cup collects original writings on all fifty states by leading novelists, journalists, and essayists, in a volume that includes such examples as Anthony Bourdain on New Jersey, Dave Eggers on Illinois, and Louise Erdrich on North Dakota.
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Genre/Form: History
Local history
Nonfiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
State by state.
New York, NY : Ecco, c2008
(OCoLC)680606303
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Matt Weiland; Sean Wilsey
ISBN: 0061470902 9780061470905
OCLC Number: 191932095
Notes: Map on endpapers.
Description: xxxi, 572 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. (some col.), map ; 24 cm.
Contents: Preface / by Matt Weiland --
Introduction / by Sean Wilsey --
Alabama / by George Packer --
Alaska / by Paul Greenberg --
Arizona / Lydia Millet --
Arkansas / by Kevin Brockmeier --
California / by William T. Vollmann --
Colorado / by Benjamin Kunkel --
Connecticut / by Rick Moody --
Delaware / by Craig Taylor --
Florida / by Joshua Ferris --
Georgia / by Ha Jin --
Hawaii / by Tara Bray Smith --
Idaho / by Anthony Doerr --
Illinois / by Dave Eggers --
Indiana / by Susan Choi --
Iowa / by Dagoberto Gilb --
Kansas / by Jim Lewis --
Kentucky / by John Jeremiah Sullivan --
Louisiana / by Joshua Clark --
Maine / by Heidi Julavits --
Maryland / by Myla Goldberg --
Massachusetts / by John Hodgman --
Michigan / by Mohammed Naseehu Ali --
Minnesota / by Philip Connors --
Mississippi / by Barry Hannah --
Missouri / by Jacki Lyden --
Montana / by Sarah Vowell --
Nebraska / by Alexander Payne --
Nevada / by Charles Bock --
New Hampshire / by Will Blythe --
New Jersey / by Anthony Bourdain --
New Mexico / by Ellery Washington --
New York / by Jonathan Franzen --
North Carolina / by Randall Kenan --
North Dakota / by Louise Erdrich --
Ohio / by Susan Orlean --
Oklahoma / by S.E. Hinton --
Oregon / by Joe Sacco --
Pennsylvania / by Andrea Lee --
Rhode Island / by Jhumpa Lahiri --
South Carolina / by Jack Hitt --
South Dakota / by Saïd Sayrafiezadeh --
Tennessee / by Ann Patchett --Texas / by Christina Henríquez --
Utah / by David Rakoff --
Vermont / by Alison Bechdel --
Virginia / by Tony Horwitz --
Washington / by Carrie Brownstein --
West Virginia / by Jayne Anne Phillips --
Wisconsin / by Daphne Beal --
Wyoming / by Alexandra Fuller --
Afterword: Washington, D.C. / a conversation with Edward P. Jones --
The 50 states in numbers.
Responsibility: edited by Matt Weiland & Sean Wilsey.
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The editors of The Thinking Fan's Guide to the World Cup collects original writings on all fifty states by leading novelists, journalists, and essayists, in a volume that includes such examples as Anthony Bourdain on New Jersey, Dave Eggers on Illinois, and Louise Erdrich on North Dakota.

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