Год издания: 2003
Количество страниц: 360
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Book DescriptionWhat distinguishes great creative non-fiction? The Edna Staebler Award for Creative Non-Fiction defines it as writing that is characterized by "first-hand research, well-crafted interpretive writing, the writer?s personal discovery or experience, and creative use of language or approach to the subject matter." Absorbing and revealing, the twelve pieces in this collection of fine creative non-fiction whittle away layers, revealing the core of human experience. Katherine Ashenburg (Doctors? Daughters: Helen, Sue and Me) explores her favorite nurse novels, touching on the sensual pleasures of reading, and how books mark us in childhood, indelibly shaping our identities. Douglas Bell (The Accidental Course of My Illness) illuminates the profound impact a devastating childhood accident has had on his life and his relationship with his mother. Ted Bishop (The Motorcycle and the Archive) finds that his twin obsessions ? riding motorcycles and...