Maps And Legends: Reading and Writing Along the Borderlands by Michael Chabon

Maps And Legends: Reading and Writing Along the Borderlands

byMichael Chabon

Paperback | February 24, 2009

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Maps and Legends is an essay collection by American author Michael Chabon that was scheduled for official release on May 1, 2008, although some copies shipped two weeks early from various online bookstores. The book is Chabon's first book-length foray into nonfiction, with 16 essays, some previously published.[1] Several of these essays are defenses of the author's work in genre literature (such as science fiction, fantasy, and comics), while others are more autobiographical, explaining how the author came to write several of his most popular works.

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Michael Chabon is the bestselling and Pulitzer Prize-winning author ofThe Mysteries of Pittsburgh,Wonder Boys,The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay,Summerland(a novel for children),The Final Solution,The Yiddish Policemen's Union, andGentlemen of the Road, as well as the short story collectionsA Model WorldandWerewolves in Their Yo...

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Title:Maps And Legends: Reading and Writing Along the BorderlandsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:256 pages, 8 × 5.31 × 0.58 inPublished:February 24, 2009Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0061650927

ISBN - 13:9780061650925

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?Chabon?s first collection of nonfiction, makes an inviting case for bridging the gap between popular and literary writing....Vital energy and a boundless appetite for risk give these essays their electric charge.? (O, The Oprah Magazine)