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Read Me : A Century of Classic American Book Advertisements (Hardcover)

Author: Garner, Dwight

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?A Century of Classic American Book Advertisements,?Read Me is a fascinating collection of more than 300 surprising and strange, beautiful and funny vintage book ads that together reveal the hidden history of America?s literary culture over the past 100 years. Dwight Garner, daily book critic for theNew York Times, has gathered hundreds of examples of original publishers? ads that offer fresh, sometimes startlingly different looks at some of America?s greatest  writers?from Hemingway and Fitzgerald to Kerouac, Updike, and Mailer, to Susan Sontag, Toni Morrison, and Hunter S. Thompson. An edifying and eye-opening delight, Dwight Garner?sRead Me is an indispensable slice of Americana.

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Publisher Ecco Pr
Mfg Part# 9780061572197
SKU 211279950
Format Hardcover
ISBN10 0061572195
Release Date 11/3/2009
Product Attributes
Book Format Hardcover
Number of Pages 0272
Publisher Ecco Press
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