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These United States: Original Essays by Leading American Writers on Their State Within the Union
By John Leonard (editor)
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Nation Books
Publication date September 7, 2004
Pages 523
Binding Paperback
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9781560256182
ISBN-10 1560256184
Dimensions 1.50 by 6 by 9 in.
Weight 1.60 lbs.
Original list price $21.00
Summaries and Reviews
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These United States is a landmark original anthology that includes essays by Sherman Alexie on Washington, Annie Proulx on Wyoming, James Lee Burke on Louisiana, Tony Hillerman on New Mexico, Molly Ivins on Texas, Diane McWhorter on Alabama, Frank Conroy on Iowa, and Charles Bowden on Arizona. Edited by John Leonard—mixed-media critic for CBS News Sunday Morning—this work truly represents America from the bottom up, as seen by its leading writers and essayists. It is one of the most original and redemptive books in years.


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Hardcover
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from Nation Books (October 27, 2003)
9781560252856 | details & prices | 424 pages | 6.25 × 9.28 × 1.75 in. | 1.85 lbs | List price $25.00
About: A portrait of modern America collects essays from around the country and the world that attempt to capture the essence of a country whose diversity and pluralistic culture often presents challenges from within and encourages threats from without.
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from Nation Books (September 7, 2004)
9781560256182 | details & prices | 523 pages | 6.00 × 9.00 × 1.50 in. | 1.60 lbs | List price $21.00
About: These United States is a landmark original anthology that includes essays by Sherman Alexie on Washington, Annie Proulx on Wyoming, James Lee Burke on Louisiana, Tony Hillerman on New Mexico, Molly Ivins on Texas, Diane McWhorter on Alabama, Frank Conroy on Iowa, and Charles Bowden on Arizona.

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