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The David Foster Wallace Reader, David Foster Wallace

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The David Foster Wallace Reader
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The David Foster Wallace Reader
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David Foster Wallace
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eng
Summary
"Where do you begin with a writer as original and brilliant as David Foster Wallace? Here--with a carefully considered selection of his extraordinary body of work, chosen by a range of great writers, critics, and those who worked with him most closely. This volume presents his most dazzling, funniest, and most heartbreaking work--essays like his famous cruise-ship piece, "A Supposedly Fun Thing I'll Never Do Again," excerpts from his novels The Broom of the System, Infinite Jest, and The Pale King, and legendary stories like "The Depressed Person." Wallace's explorations of morality, self-consciousness, addiction, sports, love, and the many other subjects that occupied him are represented here in both fiction and nonfiction. Collected for the first time are Wallace's first published story, "The View from Planet Trillaphon as Seen In Relation to the Bad Thing" and a selection of his work as a writing instructor, including reading lists, grammar guides, and general guidelines for his students. A dozen writers and critics, including Hari Kunzru, Anne Fadiman, and Nam Le, add afterwords to favorite pieces, expanding our appreciation of the unique pleasures of Wallace's writing. The result is an astonishing volume that shows the breadth and range of "one of America's most daring and talented writers" (Los Angeles Times Book Review) whose work was full of humor, insight, and beauty"--
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Wallace, David Foster
Dewey number
813/.54
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no index present
LC call number
PS3573.A425635
LC item number
A6 2014
Literary form
non fiction
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The David Foster Wallace Reader, David Foster Wallace
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Electronic book
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online resource
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rdacarrier
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text
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txt
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rdacontent
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unknown
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1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780316329187
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
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c
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Electronic reproduction.
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unknown sound
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remote
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B3696B46-42D4-4F23-9E19-4261FFDFF7FF
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  • (OCoLC)883367780
  • (TLC)erc0000293343
Label
The David Foster Wallace Reader, David Foster Wallace
Link
Publication
Note
Electronic book
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780316329187
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
B3696B46-42D4-4F23-9E19-4261FFDFF7FF
System control number
  • (OCoLC)883367780
  • (TLC)erc0000293343

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