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The Resource Maps and legends : reading and writing along the borderlands, Michael Chabon

Maps and legends : reading and writing along the borderlands, Michael Chabon

Label
Maps and legends : reading and writing along the borderlands
Title
Maps and legends
Title remainder
reading and writing along the borderlands
Statement of responsibility
Michael Chabon
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
A series of linked essays in praise of reading and writing, with subjects running from ghost stories to comic books, Sherlock Holmes to Cormac McCarthy. Throughout, Chabon energetically argues for a return to the thrilling, chilling origins of storytelling, rejecting the false walls around "serious" literature in favor of a wide-ranging affection
Cataloging source
BTCTA
Dewey number
801/.95
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
PN98.R38
LC item number
C43 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Label
Maps and legends : reading and writing along the borderlands, Michael Chabon
Instantiates
Publication
Contents
  • The other James
  • Landsman of the lost
  • Thoughts on the death of Will Eisner
  • My back pages
  • Diving into the wreck
  • The recipe for life
  • Imaginary homelands
  • Golems I have known, or, Why my elder son's middle name is Napoleon
  • Trickster in a suit of lights : thoughts on the modern short story
  • Maps and legends
  • Fan fictions : on Sherlock Holmes
  • Ragnarok boy
  • On daemons & dust
  • Kids' stuff
  • The killer hook : Howard Chaykin's American Flagg!
  • Dark adventure : on Cormac McCarthy's The road
Control code
176924865
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
222 p.
Isbn
9781932416893
Note
  • Library's copy 1 (SW Writers): Purchased. With three overlapping dust jackets. In mylar cover.
  • Core title in Resources for College Libraries
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)176924865
Label
Maps and legends : reading and writing along the borderlands, Michael Chabon
Publication
Contents
  • The other James
  • Landsman of the lost
  • Thoughts on the death of Will Eisner
  • My back pages
  • Diving into the wreck
  • The recipe for life
  • Imaginary homelands
  • Golems I have known, or, Why my elder son's middle name is Napoleon
  • Trickster in a suit of lights : thoughts on the modern short story
  • Maps and legends
  • Fan fictions : on Sherlock Holmes
  • Ragnarok boy
  • On daemons & dust
  • Kids' stuff
  • The killer hook : Howard Chaykin's American Flagg!
  • Dark adventure : on Cormac McCarthy's The road
Control code
176924865
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
222 p.
Isbn
9781932416893
Note
  • Library's copy 1 (SW Writers): Purchased. With three overlapping dust jackets. In mylar cover.
  • Core title in Resources for College Libraries
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)176924865

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