Farther Away

Farther Away

Book - 2012
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"A new collection of essays from the author of the 2010 bestseller "Freedom", Jonathan Franzen. "Farther Away" brings together work written mostly in the past five years on themes such as bird poachers in Cyprus, the suicide of his friend and rival David Foster Wallace or his moving and witty take on the ways that technology has changed how people express love. A sharp and provocative book, one sure to delight fans of this unique and mature mind."--Publisher description.
Publisher: Toronto : HarperCollins Canada, 2012
Description: 336 p. ; 22 cm
ISBN: 9781443410960
Branch Call Number: 814 Fra


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