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Getting Personal : Selected Essays - Philip Lopate

Getting Personal

Selected Essays

Paperback Published: 1st October 2004
ISBN: 9780465041749
Number Of Pages: 416

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From the man whose name is synonymous with the contemporary personal essay, "Getting Personal" is a rich and ambitious collection that spans Phillip Lopate's career as an essayist, teacher, film critic, father, son, and husband. Witty, insightful, deeply meditative, and self-revelatory, with his characteristic candor and curmudgeonly charm, he explores himself, his life, his family, his religion, and his friends.

"Getting Personal makes you feel like you're on a good first date, full of intimate surprises and over way too soon." O the Oprah Magazine "Lopate's slightly ironic tone flavors an easygoing, good-humored, conversational style." New York Times Book Review"

ISBN: 9780465041749
ISBN-10: 0465041744
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 416
Published: 1st October 2004
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.23 x 14.61  x 2.54
Weight (kg): 0.61
Edition Number: 1