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One Day

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One Day by Gene Weingarten
Oct 22, 2019 | 384 Pages
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    Oct 22, 2019 | 384 Pages

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Praise for One Day:
“As I’ve gotten older, I’ve become less interested in elaborate fictions or spectacular histories and just want to know how life is lived. I want a book about how other humans get things and lose things, and deal with both, how they cope and how they fail and how they live and how they die. This is the book I’ve been waiting for. The people described in this book are wonderful and flawed, some of them evil, some of them impossibly good. But none of them have lived the kind of lives that normally get told in books, and in finally seeking them out and telling their stories, Gene has done them, and us, a priceless service.”–Peter Sagal, Host, NPR’s “Wait Wait… Don’t Tell Me!” and author of The Incomplete Book of Running

“A captivating portrait of a day in the life of the United States by a much-honored Washington Post journalist… One of the finest plain-prose stylists in American journalism, Weingarten tells his elegantly structured stories without sentimentality or melodrama… A slice of American life carved out by a master of the form.”Kirkus (starred review) 

“Everybody loves a good story, especially when it’s told by a master storyteller. This collection should have wide appeal, whether read straight through, cover to cover, or dipped into for an occasional article.”Booklist (starred review)

“A trove of compelling human-interest pieces with long reverberations.”Publishers Weekly 

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