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The Short Version: An ABC Book

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Literary Nonfiction. Stan Persky's appropriation of the alphabetical list results in a seductive mix of autobiography, essay, travel memoir, and philosophy. Alphabetically arranged essays that ask: where are we--individually and collectively, historically and geographically? And replies: at home, in the world. He evokes the blues beat of having been "Born in Chicago in 194 ...more
Paperback, 333 pages
Published August 4th 2005 by New Star Books
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