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The Art of the Personal Essay

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    Jan 15, 1997 | 832 Pages

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"A wonderful book. The most charming smorgasbord  imaginable of essays from around the world."  – Diane Cole, USA Today.  

"Without a doubt, this is the most  nourishing essay collection I’ve read in years."  – Susan Burmeister-Brown, Portland  Oregonian.

"A labor of deeply  felt love and keenly honed scholarship by an  essay authority who knows his territory down to his  bones." — Christian Science  Monitor.

"The best available [essay  anthology] no matter how crowded the field."  – Chicago Tribune.  

"The striking thing is how much Lopate has managed  to pack in, and how high a standard he has  managed to maintain." — John Gross, New  York Newsday.

"Packed with  personality and beguiling first-person prose… of  reminders of the perils and pleasures of the  craft." — The Wall Street  Journal.

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