The New Kings of Nonfiction by Ira Glass

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Subjects:

  • General,
  • Social Science / Essays,
  • Literary Criticism,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • 21st century,
  • American essays,
  • American prose literature,
  • Reportage literature, American

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The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages464
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL12434325M
ISBN 101594482675
ISBN 109781594482670

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