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Hunting Mister Heartbreak A Discovery of America

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ISBN-10: 037570101X

ISBN-13: 9780375701016

Edition: N/A

Authors: Jonathan Raban

List price: $18.00
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A New York Times Notable Book "In an era of jet tourism, [Jonathan Raban] remains a traveler-adventurer in the tradition of  .  .  .  Robert Louis Stevenson." --The New York Times Book Review In 1782 an immigrant with the high-toned name J. Hector St. John de Crèvecoeur--"Heartbreak" in English--wrote a pioneering account of one European's transformation into an American. Some two hundred years later Jonathan Raban, winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award, arrived in Crèvecoeur's wake to see how America has paid off for succeeding generations of newcomers. The result is an exhilarating, often deliciously funny book that is at once a travelogue, a social history, and a love…    
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Book details

List price: $18.00
Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Publication date: 11/3/1998
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 384
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.682
Language: English