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Pieces of the Frame
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Farrar Straus & Giroux
Publication date May 1, 1979
Binding Paperback
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780374514983
ISBN-10 0374514984
Dimensions 0.75 by 5 by 8 in.
Weight 0.85 lbs.
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Original list price $20.00
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Pieces of the Frame is a gathering of memorable writings by one of the greatest journalists and storytellers of our time. They take the reader from the backwoods roads of Georgia, to the high altitude of Ruidoso Downs in New Mexico; from the social decay of Atlantic City, to Scotland, where a pilgrimage for art's sake leads to a surprising encounter with history on a hilltop with a view of a fifth of the entire country. McPhee's writing is more than informative; these are stories, artful and full of character, that make compelling reading. They play with and against one another, so that Pieces of the Frame is distinguished as much by its unity as by its variety. Subjects familiar to McPhee's readers―sports, Scotland, conservation―are treated here with intimacy and a sense of the writer at work.

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9780374232818 | details & prices | 5.50 × 8.50 × 1.25 in. | 1.10 lbs | List price $40.00
About: Collects eleven of the prolific writer's journalistic essays and stories which reflect his continuing interest in and involvement with conservation, Scotland, sports, and their advocates, residents, and participants
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from Farrar Straus & Giroux (May 1, 1979)
9780374514983 | details & prices | 5.00 × 8.00 × 0.75 in. | 0.85 lbs | List price $20.00
About: Pieces of the Frame is a gathering of memorable writings by one of the greatest journalists and storytellers of our time.

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