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Bermuda shorts [electronic resource]. James Patterson.

Patterson, James. (Author).
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  • ISBN: 9780982625149 (electronic bk)
  • ISBN: 9780982625118 (electronic bk)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource
  • Date Published: 2010.

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Summary, etc.: In clothing, Bermuda Shorts are a kind of casual formal wear and in this collection of essays, Bermuda Shorts is the perfect metaphor for James J. Patterson’s fundamentally serious but playful literary style. Patterson writes like the love child of Henry Miller and Mary Karr, with all the contradictions that implies a philosopher who thinks best over a glass of fine wine; an ex-Catholic still haunted by the image of the Crucifixion; an irreverent political satirist whose patriotism flies the flag of another iconoclast, Thomas Paine. Patterson grew up with a foot planted in each of two worlds one in Washington DC, the Capital of the Empire as he calls it, where the wheels of power spin, and one in rural Ontario, where his Canadian mother insisted the family spend their summers. His father, one of the wizards of twentieth century newspaper publishing, introduced him to the city’s wheels of money and power, which he would later navigate as an...
Reproduction Note: Electronic reproduction. Chicago : Santa Fe Writer's Project, 2010. Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 2480 KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 2035 KB).
Subject: Nonfiction.
Biography & Autobiography.
Genre: Electronic books.

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