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Description - Giving Good Weight by John McPhee

The title of this book is Giving Good Weight and is written by author John McPhee. The book Giving Good Weight is published by Farrar, Straus and Giroux. The ISBN of this book is 9780374516000 and the format is Paperback. The publisher has not provided a book description for Giving Good Weight by John McPhee.

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ISBN: 9780374516000
ISBN-10: 0374516006
Format: Paperback
(206mm x 140mm x 18mm)
Imprint: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Publish Date: 1-Apr-1994
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - John McPhee

John McPhee was born in Princeton, New Jersey, and was educated at Princeton University and Cambridge University. His writing career began at Time magazine and led to his long association with The New Yorker, where he has been a staff writer since 1965. Also in 1965, he published his first book, A Sense of Where You Are, with Farrar, Straus and Giroux, and in the years since, he has written nearly 30 books, including Oranges (1967), Coming into the Country (1977), The Control of Nature (1989), The Founding Fish (2002), Uncommon Carriers (2007), and Silk Parachute (2011). Encounters with the Archdruid (1972) and The Curve of Binding Energy (1974) were nominated for National Book Awards in the category of science. McPhee received the Award in Literature from the Academy of Arts and Letters in 1977. In 1999, he was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Annals of the Former World. He lives in Princeton, New Jersey.

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