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- DescriptionFrom a Swedish hotel made of ice to the enigma of UFOs, from a tragedy on Lake Minnetonka to the gold mine of cyberporgraphy, The Princeton Reader brings together more than 90 favorite essays by 75 distinguished writers. This collection of nfiction pieces by journalists who have held the Ferris/McGraw/Robbins professorships at Princeton University offers a feast of ideas, emotions, and experiences--political and personal, light-hearted and comic, serious and controversial--for anyone to dip into, contemplate, and enjoy. The volume includes a plethora of topics from the environment, terrorism, education, sports, politics, and music to profiles of memorable figures and riveting stories of survival. These important essays reflect the high-quality work found in today's major newspapers, magazines, broadcast media, and websites. The book's contributors include such outstanding writers as Ken Armstrong of the Seattle Times; Jill Abramson, Jim Dwyer, and Walt Bogdanich of the New York Times; Evan Thomas of Newsweek; Joel Achenbach and Marc Fisher of the Washington Post; Nancy Gibbs of Time; and Jane Mayer, John McPhee, John Seabrook, and Alex Ross of the New Yorker. The perfect collection for anyone who enjoys compelling narratives, The Princeton Reader contains a depth and breadth of nfiction that will inspire, provoke, and endure.
- Author BiographyJohn McPhee's many books include Annals of the Former World , for which he was awarded the Pulitzer Prize in 1999. Carol Rigolot is executive director of the Humanities Council at Princeton University.
- PublisherPrinceton University Press
- Date of Publication29/11/2010
- Place of PublicationNew Jersey
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintPrinceton University Press
- Content Note1 halftone. 1 line illus.
- Weight571 g
- Width152 mm
- Height229 mm
- Spine24 mm
- Edited byCarol Rigolot,John McPhee
- Format DetailsTrade paperback (US)
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