Shame and wonder : essays
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[Place of publication not identified] : Random House Inc, 2016., New York : Random House, 2016.
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Book
Edition
First edition.
ISBN
9780812993943, 0812993942
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Published
[Place of publication not identified] : Random House Inc, 2016., New York : Random House, 2016.
Edition
First edition.
Physical Desc
228 pages
Language
English
ISBN
9780812993943, 0812993942

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"Like dispatches from another world, the twenty one essays in David Searcy's blazingly original Shame and Wonder are unfamiliar, profound, and haunting. Formerly a writer of literary horror, Searcy had essentially given up writing before he found himselfdrawn back--this time, to nonfiction--in his late sixties. Writing on a 1953 Olivetti typewriter in the spare Dallas studio he shares with his girlfriend, Searcy began writing, teasing out the Big Questions, from the nature of beauty and the beauty of nature, from the hidden depths of old Scrooge McDuck comics to childhood dreams of space travel. Expansive in scope but deeply personal in their perspective, his essays--in the tradition of Sebald and Benjamin--forge beautiful connections between ephemera and life, nostalgia and philosophy, history and home, to create intricate glittering constellations of words and ideas. Radiant and strange and suffused with longing, this collection is a work of true grace, wisdom, and joy"--Provided by publisher.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Searcy, D. (2016). Shame and wonder: essays (First edition.). Random House Inc.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Searcy, David, 1946-. 2016. Shame and Wonder: Essays. Random House Inc.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Searcy, David, 1946-. Shame and Wonder: Essays Random House Inc, 2016.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Searcy, David. Shame and Wonder: Essays First edition., Random House Inc, 2016.

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