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I Wear the Black Hat Grappling with Villains (Real and Imagined)

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ISBN-10: 1439184496

ISBN-13: 9781439184493

Edition: 2013

Authors: Chuck Klosterman

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FromNew York Timesbestselling author, “one of America’s top cultural critics” (Entertainment Weekly), and “The Ethicist” forThe New York Times Magazinecomesa new book of all original pieces on villains and villainy in popular culture.Chuck Klosterman has walked into the darkness. As a child, he rooted for conventionally good characters like wide-eyed Luke Skywalker inStar Wars. But as Klosterman aged, his alliances shifted—first to Han Solo and then to Darth Vader. Vader was a hero who consciously embraced evil; Vaderwantedto be bad. But what, exactly, was that supposed to mean? When we classify someone as a bad person, what are we really saying (and why are we so obsessed with saying it)?…    
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Book details

List price: $28.99
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Scribner
Publication date: 7/9/2013
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 224
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.682
Language: English

Chuck Klosterman, currently a music, film, & culture critic for Ohio's "Akron Beacon Journal", began his career with "The Forum" in Fargo, North Dakota. He lives in Akron, Ohio, where he once consumed nothing but McDonald's Chicken McNuggets for seven straight days.

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