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The Astonishing World: Essays

Harrison, Barbara Grizzuti

ISBN 10: 0395591058 / ISBN 13: 9780395591055
Published by Ticknor & Fields, 1992
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0395591058 Essays on Gore Vidal, Francis Ford Coppola, etc. Bookseller Inventory # 006188

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Title: The Astonishing World: Essays

Publisher: Ticknor & Fields

Publication Date: 1992

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

Edition: First Edition

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A collection of essays exploring the world takes readers from Bensonhurst, to Budapest, to Morocco, to the Roman flat of Gore Vidal, and introduces them to such figures as Oprah Winfrey and Mario Cuomo. By the author of Italian Days. 12,500 first printing.

About the Author:

Barbara Harrison is a middle school English teacher and codirector of Children's Literature New England. She is coauthor with Daniel Terris of biographies of John F. Kennedy and Robert F. Kennedy, both based on the authors' award-winning HBO documentaries. She lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

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