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Irons in the Fire
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Farrar Straus & Giroux
Publication date May 1, 1998
Pages 215
Binding Paperback
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780374525453
ISBN-10 0374525455
Dimensions 0.75 by 5.75 by 8.50 in.
Weight 0.60 lbs.
Original list price $18.00
Summaries and Reviews
Summary
An acclaimed collection of essays by 'the dean of literary journalists' begins with a trip to Nevada, where the author discovers that cattle rustling is not just history, and describes a virgin forest in central New Jersey, a mountain of forty-million scrap tires, and more. Reprint. NYT.
Amazon.com description: Product Description:

This acclaimed collection of essays begins with the title essay and a trip to Nevada, where, in the company of a brand inspector, John McPhee discovers that cattle rustling is not just history.



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Hardcover
Book cover for 9780374177263
 
from Peter Smith Pub Inc (June 1, 1999)
9780844669885 | details & prices | 6.00 × 8.50 × 0.75 in. | 0.85 lbs | List price $24.50
About: In this collection John McPhee once agains proves himself as a master observer of all arenas of life as well a powerful and important writer.
1 edition from Farrar Straus & Giroux (April 1, 1997)
9780374177263 | details & prices | 215 pages | 5.75 × 9.00 × 1.00 in. | 0.80 lbs | List price $22.00
About: A collection of original stories and essays offers tales of cattle rustling in Nevada, a virgin forest in central New Jersey, forensic geology used to solve murders, and a repair at Plymouth Rock
Paperback
Book cover for 9780374525453
 
The price comparison is for this edition
With John McPee | from Farrar Straus & Giroux (May 1, 1998)
9780374525453 | details & prices | 215 pages | 5.75 × 8.50 × 0.75 in. | 0.60 lbs | List price $18.00
About: A collection of original stories and essays offers tales of cattle rustling in Nevada, a virgin forest in central New Jersey, forensic geology used to solve murders, and a repair at Plymouth Rock
Cassette/Spoken Word
Book cover for 9780788718793
 
Unabridged edition from Recorded Books (December 1, 1997)
9780788718793 | details & prices | List price $49.00

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