True Stories, Well Told: From the First 20 Years of Creative Nonfiction Magazine

EditorLee Gutkind, Hattie FletcherIntroduction bySusan Orlean

September 5, 2014|
True Stories, Well Told: From the First 20 Years of Creative Nonfiction Magazine by Lee Gutkind
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Twenty exceptional essays from the magazine that defines the genre Creative nonfiction is the literary equivalent of jazz: it''s a rich mix of flavors, ideas, voices, and techniques-some newly invented, and others as old as writing itself. This collection of 20 gripping, beautifully-written nonfiction narratives is as diverse as the genreCreative Nonfiction magazine has helped popularize. Contributions by Phillip Lopate, Brenda Miller, Carolyn Forche, Toi Derricotte, Lauren Slater and others draw inspiration from everything from healthcare to history, and from monarch butterflies to motherhood. Their stories shed light on how we live. Creative nonfiction is the literary equivalent of jazz: it''s a rich mix of flavors, ideas, voices, and techniques-some newly invented, and others as old as writing itself. This collection of 20 gripping, beautifully-written nonfiction narratives is as diverse as the genreCreative Nonfiction magazine has helped popularize. Contributions by Phillip Lopate, Brenda Miller, Carolyn Forche, Toi Derricotte, Lauren Slater and others draw inspiration from everything from healthcare to history, and from monarch butterflies to motherhood. Their stories shed light on how we live.
Lee Gutkind has been exploring the world of medicine through writing for over 20 years. He is the author ofMany Sleepless Nights: The World of Organ Transplantation, and the editor of four anthologies about health and medicine:Silence Kills: Speaking Out and Saving Lives;Rage and Reconciliation: Inspiring a Health Care Revolution;Heali...
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Title:True Stories, Well Told: From the First 20 Years of Creative Nonfiction MagazineFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:320 pages, 9 X 6 X 0.88 inShipping dimensions:320 pages, 9 X 6 X 0.88 inPublished:September 5, 2014Publisher:Fourth Chapter BooksLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1937163164

ISBN - 13:9781937163167

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