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Stranger than fiction : the art of literary journalism / by William McKeen.

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Series Information

Modern scholar.

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781440782916 (set)
  • ISBN: 1440782911 (set)
  • ISBN: 9781440782923 (course guide)
  • ISBN: 144078292X (course guide)
  • Physical Description: 7 audio discs (approximately 8 hr.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 course guide (56 pages : color illustrations ; 22 cm.)
  • Publisher: Prince Frederick, MD : Recorded Books, [2010]

Content descriptions

General Note:
In container (26 cm.).
Compact disc.
In course guide: UT166.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references in guidebook.
Formatted Contents Note:
Ancestors -- The unforgettable fire -- The mother of literary journalism -- The egoist -- The quality-lit man -- The new art form -- The King of Hangoutology -- Pandemonium with a big grin : Tom Wolfe, part I -- Pushing the envelope : Tom Wolfe, part II -- She who uses shyness as a weapon -- The man who became a verb -- A savage journey to the heart of a dream : Hunter S. Thompson, part I -- Truth is never told in daylight : Hunter S. Thompson, part II -- The legend on the license.
Participant or Performer Note:
Lecture given by William McKeen.
Summary, etc.:
Professor William McKeen delves into the origins of storytelling, the nature of literary journalism, and the ways in which literary journalism has affected culture and modes of expression.
System Details Note:
Compact disc.
Subject: Compact discs.
Journalism > United States.
Journalism > United States > History.
American prose literature.
Genre: Audiobooks.

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