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The Right Distance

Pickering, Samuel F.

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ISBN 10: 0820309060 / ISBN 13: 9780820309064
Published by Univ of Georgia Pr
Condition: Very Good Hardcover
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Title: The Right Distance

Publisher: Univ of Georgia Pr

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Very Good

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Essays look at the academic world, nature, shopping malls, social pretensions, the past, and the author's childhood

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A sequel to A Continuing Education, Pickering's second collection of essays will again earn him laurels. The 15 pieces are quietly humorous, tender, nostalgic observations of a family man. Following publication of his first book, his neighbors dubbed him "our writer": "Before then, I was their layabout," in the yard of his home in rural Connecticut. There are vignettes about adventures with his wife Vicki and their small children; in other pieces, he recalls his parents and rowdy youthful companions, now tamed by the years into solid citizens. Pickering's enjoyable essays are marked by informal but flawlessly crafted prose.
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