Women and Children First
Edited by Ian Jack
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Women and Children First by Ian Jack
Book DescriptionThis issue reflects a variety of the extreme individual experience provided by the 20th century. James Hamilton-Paterson recounts his rape by five men in the Libyan desert; Joy Williams decides that her dog should die; Marlon Brando reveals the stupidities of celebrity to Studs Terkel; Andrew Brown describes the death of God in the Church of England; Francis Spufford stands among the ice at Captain Scott's grave to pay his respects to a vanished idea of heroism; and Ian Jack, travelling through the Titanic phenomenon, finds the last resting place of Leonardo DiCaprio. Also included is writing from J.M. Coetzee, Edward Said and Edmund White.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780903141307
(209mm x 145mm x mm)
Imprint: Granta Books
Publisher: Granta Books
Publish Date: 7-Sep-1999
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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