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Product Description: In these 23 original stories, mothers and fathers from all walks of life—straight, gay, single, surrogate, biological, adoptive—explore the challenges and rewards of parenthood. Here, among other adventures, parents fall hopelessly in love with newborns, secretly fear having made huge mistakes, race to finish birthing at home before the paramedics arrive, struggle with the bureaucracy of international adoption, despair of ever getting a one-year-old to nap, are nearly broken by colic, encounter other judgmental parents in birthing class, learn how to parent children with special needs, and more...read more
By Alice Bradley (editor) and Lee Gutkind (editor)

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9781937163211 | Underland Pr, October 20, 2015, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: In these 23 original stories, mothers and fathers from all walks of life—straight, gay, single, surrogate, biological, adoptive—explore the challenges and rewards of parenthood.
9780387142241, titled "The Complete Linux Kit" | Book & cd edition (Springer-Verlag New York Inc, August 1, 1995), cover price $59.95 | also contains The Complete Linux Kit

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Product Description: In any given year, one in four Americans suffers from a diagnosable mental illness—and yet there is still a significant stigma attached to being labeled as “mentally ill.” We hear about worst-case scenarios, but in many—maybe even most—cases, there is much room for hope...read more
By Lee Gutkind (editor)

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9781937163198 | 1 edition (Underland Pr, April 14, 2015), cover price $15.95 | About this edition: In any given year, one in four Americans suffers from a diagnosable mental illness—and yet there is still a significant stigma attached to being labeled as “mentally ill.

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Product Description: I Wasn't Strong Like This When I Started Out, a collection of true narratives, reflects the dynamism and diversity of nurses, who provide the first vital line of patient care. Here, nurses remember their first "sticks," first births, and first deaths, and reflect on what gets them though long, demanding shifts and keeps them in the profession...read more
By Lee Gutkind (editor)

Paperback:

9781937163129 | 1 edition (Underland Pr, April 9, 2013), cover price $15.95

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9781494513030 | Unabridged edition (Tantor Media Inc, August 4, 2015), cover price $39.99 | About this edition: I Wasn't Strong Like This When I Started Out, a collection of true narratives, reflects the dynamism and diversity of nurses, who provide the first vital line of patient care.

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Product Description: From "the godfather behind creative nonfiction" (Vanity Fair) comes this indispensable how-to for nonfiction writers of all levels and genres, "reminiscent of Stephen King's fiction handbook On Writing" (Kirkus). Whether you're writing a rags-to-riches tell-all memoir or literary journalism, telling true stories well is hard work...read more

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9780738215549 | Da Capo Lifelong, August 14, 2012, cover price $16.99 | About this edition: From "the godfather behind creative nonfiction" (Vanity Fair) comes this indispensable how-to for nonfiction writers of all levels and genres, "reminiscent of Stephen King's fiction handbook On Writing" (Kirkus).

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By Yogi Berra (foreword by), Andrew Blauner (editor) and Lee Gutkind (editor)

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9781616086039 | Reprint edition (Skyhorse Pub Co Inc, June 15, 2012), cover price $14.95

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Product Description: “As wise as it is well written. . . . A sustaining work of art.” ―Linda Elisabeth Beattie, Courier-Journal In this inspired anthology, doctors relate true stories from their professional lives, capturing disillusionments and triumphs encountered along the way...read more
By Lee Gutkind (editor)

Hardcover:

9780393071566 | 1 edition (W W Norton & Co Inc, March 1, 2010), cover price $26.95

Paperback:

9780393334555 | Reprint edition (W W Norton & Co Inc, July 11, 2011), cover price $15.95 | About this edition: “As wise as it is well written.

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Product Description: Dubbed—some would say drubbed—the “godfather behind creative nonfiction” by Vanity Fair, Lee Gutkind takes the occasion of these essays, and the rich material of his own life, to define, defend, and further expand the genre he has done so much to shape...read more

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9780803221949 | Univ of Nebraska Pr, August 1, 2003, cover price $26.95 | About this edition: Dubbed—some would say drubbed—the “godfather behind creative nonfiction” by Vanity Fair, Lee Gutkind takes the opportunity of these essays, and the rich material of his own life, to define, defend, and further expand the genre he has done so much to shape.

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9780803233584 | Bison Books, July 1, 2010, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: Dubbed—some would say drubbed—the “godfather behind creative nonfiction” by Vanity Fair, Lee Gutkind takes the occasion of these essays, and the rich material of his own life, to define, defend, and further expand the genre he has done so much to shape.

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Product Description: “A crazy suspense story about these kids at Carnegie Mellon and their leader making robots . . . fascinating stuff.” ―Jon Stewart In the High Bay at the Robotics Institute at Carnegie Mellon, Segways scoot across the floor chasing soccer balls while other robots hunt for treasure...read more

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9780393058673 | W W Norton & Co Inc, March 1, 2007, cover price $25.95 | About this edition: A behind-the-scenes view of the world of modern robotics and the individuals who create these innovative machines looks at the vast potential of these mechanical creatures and at efforts to create a fully autonomous robot.

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9780393336849 | Reprint edition (W W Norton & Co Inc, August 24, 2009), cover price $21.95 | About this edition: “A crazy suspense story about these kids at Carnegie Mellon and their leader making robots .

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A volume of narrative essays and articles includes 'The Truth About Cops and Dogs' by Rebecca Skloot, 'The wOOt Files' by Monica Wojcik, and Daniel Nestor's evaluation of James Frey. Original.
By Lee Gutkind (editor)

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9780393330250 | Original edition (W W Norton & Co Inc, August 3, 2009), cover price $19.95
9780393330243 | W W Norton & Co Inc, July 1, 2008, cover price $15.95
9780393330038 | W W Norton & Co Inc, July 1, 2007, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: A volume of narrative essays and articles includes 'The Truth About Cops and Dogs' by Rebecca Skloot, 'The wOOt Files' by Monica Wojcik, and Daniel Nestor's evaluation of James Frey.

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The one guide every creative nonfiction writer needs to turn to when being "creative." Writers of memoir and narrative nonfiction are experiencing difficult days with the discovery that some well-known works in the genre contain exaggerations―or are partially fabricated. But what are the parameters of creative nonfiction? Keep It Real begins by defining creative nonfiction. Then it explores the flexibility of the form―the liberties and the boundaries that allow writers to be as truthful, factual, and artful as possible. A succinct but rich compendium of ideas, terms, and techniques, Keep It Real clarifies the ins and outs of writing creative nonfiction. Starting with acknowledgment of sources, running through fact-checking, metaphor, and navel gazing, and ending with writers' responsibilities to their subjects, this book provides all the information you need to write with verve while remaining true to your story.
By Lee Gutkind (editor)

Hardcover:

9780393065619 | 1 edition (W W Norton & Co Inc, March 30, 2008), cover price $22.95 | About this edition: The one guide every creative nonfiction writer needs to turn to when being "creative.

Paperback:

9780393330984 | Reprint edition (W W Norton & Co Inc, February 15, 2009), cover price $15.95

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By Karen Wolk Feinstein (foreword by), Lee Gutkind (editor) and Abraham Verghese (introduced by)

Hardcover:

9780870745188 | 1 edition (Southern Methodist Univ Pr, November 30, 2007), cover price $22.50 | About this edition: Book by

CD/Spoken Word:

9780870745232 | Mp3 una edition (Southern Methodist Univ Pr, July 30, 2008), cover price $25.95

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By Andrew Blauner (editor) and Lee Gutkind (editor)

Hardcover:

9780870745225 | Southern Methodist Univ Pr, April 1, 2008, cover price $22.50

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Product Description: “In Mexico,” writes Ilan Stavans in the introduction to this provocative new collection on Mexican culture and politics, “[the essay] is embraced as passionately as a sport.” While the American essay may be personal and confessional or erudite and academic, it is presumed to be truthful...read more
By Lee Gutkind (editor) and Ilan Stavans (introduced by)

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9780816526253 | Univ of Arizona Pr, March 1, 2007, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: “In Mexico,” writes Ilan Stavans in the introduction to this provocative new collection on Mexican culture and politics, “[the essay] is embraced as passionately as a sport.

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Product Description: Thoughtful, poignant, and hilarious personal essays collected by the editors of Creative Nonfiction explore the meanings of Italian-American identity. In the twenty-one nonfiction narratives collected in Our Roots Are Deep with Passion, established and emerging writers with family ties to Italy reflect on the ways that their lives have been accented with uniquely Italian-American flavors...read more

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9781590512425 | Other Pr Llc, October 1, 2006, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: Thoughtful, poignant, and hilarious personal essays collected by the editors of Creative Nonfiction explore the meanings of Italian-American identity.

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Product Description: New copy. Fast shipping. Will be shipped from US.
By Lee Gutkind (editor)

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9780870745034 | Pap/com edition (Southern Methodist Univ Pr, November 30, 2005), cover price $19.95 | About this edition: New copy.

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A tenth anniversary collection of twenty-five narrative essays originally published in the journal, Creative Nonfiction, includes Lauren Slater's discussion of her work as a therapist at an institution where she was once a patient, John Edgar Wideman's passionate reaction to the murder of Emmett Till, and John McPhee's personal album quilt. 15,000 first printing.
By Annie Dillard (introduced by) and Lee Gutkind (editor)

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9780393326659 | W W Norton & Co Inc, November 30, 2004, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: A collection of twenty-five narrative essays originally published in the journal, Creative Nonfiction, includes works by Lauren Slater, John Edgar Wideman, and John McPhee, with commentary by the authors following their pieces.

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Collects essays on the human experience of the natural world by contemporary contributors, from Joyce Carol Oates's 'Against Nature,' in which she considers resistance to nature writing; to Diane Ackerman's swim with whales in 'The Moon by Whale Light.' Original.
By Kate Luce Angell (editor) and Lee Gutkind (editor)

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9781585421732 | J P Tarcher, July 1, 2002, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Collects essays on the human experience of the natural world by contemporary contributors, from Joyce Carol Oates's 'Against Nature,' in which she considers resistance to nature writing, to Diane Ackerman's swim with whales in 'The Moon by Whale Light.

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In a collection of essays and personal reminiscences, twenty distinguished authors--including Oliver Sacks, Tracy Kidder, Diane Ackerman, and Anatole Broyard--share their thoughts on the process of physical and emotional healing from illness, loss, or addiction. Original. 10,000 first printing. (view table of contents)
By Lee Gutkind (editor)

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9781585420797 | J P Tarcher, February 1, 2001, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Twenty authors, including Oliver Sacks, Tracy Kidder, Diane Ackerman, and Anatole Broyard, share their thoughts and experiences on the process of physical and emotional healing from illness, loss, or addiction.

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Product Description: In the tradition of Lewis Thomas, Stephen J. Gould, and Oliver Sachs, this special double issue of Creative Nonfiction, the only exclusively nonfiction literary journal, demonstrates the many ways in which aspects of the scientific world—from biology, medicine, physics, and astronomy—can be captured and dramatized for a humanities-oriented readership...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780822956853 | Univ of Pittsburgh Pr, February 1, 1999, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: In the tradition of Lewis Thomas, Stephen J.

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Depicts contemporary veterinary life, addresses many of the current issues surrounding the profession, illustrates the challenges faced by zoo veterinarians, and profiles a vet in rural Pennsylvania (view table of contents)

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9780805058116 | Reprint edition (Henry Holt & Co, July 1, 1998), cover price $15.00 | About this edition: Depicts contemporary veterinary life, addresses many of the current issues surrounding the profession, illustrates the challenges faced by zoo veterinarians, and profiles a vet in rural Pennsylvania

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