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At Large and at Small: Familiar Essays - Anne Fadiman
At Large and at Small: Familiar Essays
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780374106621 (0374106622)
Publisher: Farrar Straus Giroux
Pages no: 220
Edition language: English
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5.0 Review of At Large and At Small by Anne Fadiman
I love reading essays by Anne Fadiman. She writes well and I appreciate her intellectual curiosity for the world around us. These essays are about a variety of topics. I most enjoyed the ones that dealt with writing, reading, and the historical quirks of authors she has studied and admired. High...
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5.0 At Large and At Small: Familiar Essays
Dear Ms. FadimanI love your essays. They make me laugh and they make me cry. They remind me to take my time and love the things I love, be fascinated by things that fascinate and be grateful for the things I'm grateful.I love that you quoted "Persuasion" - my favorite Jane Austen novel- in your essa...
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4.0 At Large and At Small: Familiar Essays
I had planned to space these essays out and read one per night, but I ended up reading the entire book in one sitting. I love Anne Fadiman. Her writing is intellectual, engaging, witty, discreet, and grounded. The essays cover a variety of topics of personal interest to the author -- Arctic explorat...
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5.0 At Large and At Small: Familiar Essays
Engrossing and erudite essays are gem-like in their precision and sparkle. Informed by Fadiman's multi-faceted education and just personal enough to add depth and clarity. Highly recommended.
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3.0 At Large and At Small: Familiar Essays
I paid full price for this book; I only do that for books I really, really want to read. The truth is that I was disappointed. I don’t know why. Partly, I think, it was because the subjects of the essays were not of particular interest to me. But I think it was primarily that the essays felt forced...
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