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In a Cardboard Belt! Essays Personal, Literary, and Savage

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ISBN-10: 0547085745

ISBN-13: 9780547085746

Edition: 2007

Authors: Joseph Epstein

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Taking his title from the wounded cry of the once great Max Bialystock in The Producers -- "Look at me now! Look at me now! I'39;m wearing a cardboard belt!" -- the charming essayist Joseph Epstein gives us his largest and most adventurous collection to date.With his signature gifts of sparkling humor and a penetrating intelligence, he issues forth as a memoirist, polemicist, literary critic, and amused observer of contemporary culture. In deeply considered examinations of writers from Paul Val'233;ry to Truman Capote, in incisive take-downs of such cultural poohbahs as Harold Bloom and George Steiner, and in personally revealing essays about his father and about his years as a teacher,…    
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Book details

List price: $22.99
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 9/23/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 432
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.25" long x 0.99" tall
Weight: 0.638
Language: English