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Collected Prose: Autobiographical Writings, True Stories, Critical Essays, Prefaces, And Collaborations With Artists
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Picador USA
Publication date January 30, 2005
Pages 512
Binding Paperback
Book category Adult Fiction
ISBN-13 9780312424688
ISBN-10 031242468X
Dimensions 1 by 5.50 by 8.25 in.
Weight 1.05 lbs.
Availability§ Out of Print
Original list price $18.00
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Summary
A definitive compilation of writings by the acclaimed author of The Book of Illusions and Oracle Night features a deeply personal selection of essays, true stories, autobiographical writings, prefaces, collaborations with artists, and articles written for magazines and newspapers, covering topics ranging from New York City and Kafka to Sir Walter Raleigh and high-wire artist Philippe Petit. Original. 25,000 first printing.
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An essential collection from one of the finest thinkers and stylists in contemporary letters.

The celebrated author of The New York Trilogy, The Book of Illusions, and Oracle Night presents here a highly personal collection of essays, prefaces, true stories, autobiographical writings, and collaborations with artists, as well as occasional pieces written for magazines and newspapers, including The Invention of Solitude his "breathtaking memoir." (Financial Times Magazine London)

Ranging in subject from Sir Walter Raleigh to Kafka, Nathaniel Hawthorne to the high-wire artist Philippe Petit, conceptual artist Sophie Calle to Auster's own typewriter, the World Trade Center catastrophe to his beloved New York City itself, Collected Prose records the passions and insights of a writer who "will be remembered as one of the great writers of our time" (San Francisco Chronicle).


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