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Pirates you don't know, and other adventures in the examined life : collected essays

Author: John Griswold
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Starting in 2005, John Griswold began publishing his nonfiction essays in Inside Higher Ed, McSweeney's Internet Tendency, Brevity, Ninth Letter, and Adjunct Advocate under the pen name Oronte Churm. This collection contains heavily revised previously published essays but much more new material covering a wide range of topics riffing on the writing life-from the utility of creative writing to babies, and from race  Read more...
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Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John Griswold
ISBN: 9780820347035 0820347035
OCLC Number: 930854650
Notes: XCS821.111(7)X201506.
Description: 1 online resource (223 pages)
Other Titles: E-Libro 201506 (Servicio en línea)
Essays.
Responsibility: John Griswold.

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Griswold, alternately known by his pen name, Oronte Churm, offers pithy essays with a nuanced look at life, death, transience, toil, class, and family. A vital attempt at making sense of his life as  Read more...

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