Halls of Fame by John D'Agata
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Halls of Fame by John D'Agata

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John D'Agata journeys the endless corridoors of America's myriad halls of fame and faithfully reports on what he finds there. In a voice all of his own, he brilliantly maps his terrain in lists, collage and ludic narratives. With topics ranging from Martha Graham to the Flat Earth Society, Halls of Fame hovers on the brink: between prose and poetry, between deep seriousness and high comedy, between the subject and the self.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781555973773
ISBN-10: 1555973779
Format: Paperback
(210mm x 140mm x 22mm)
Pages: 252
Imprint: Graywolf Press,U.S.
Publisher: Graywolf Press,U.S.
Publish Date: 2-Jan-2004
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - John D'Agata

John D'Agata was born in 1974 on Cape Cod, Massachusetts. A graduate of the Iowa Writers' Workshop, he holds M.F.A.s in both nonfiction and poetry and is currently editor of lyric essays for "Seneca Review." He lives in New England.

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