Leonard, John; Editor.
Title These United States: Original Essays by Leading American Writers on Their State within the Union. Edited and Introduced by John Leonard.
Publisher New York: Thunder's Mouth Press, Nation Books, . First Edition.
Seller ID 17793scs
Octavo, boards (hardcover), gilt letters, xix, 520 pp. Fine (As New) in a Fine (As New) dust jacket. From jacket: ...What we received from Sherman Alexie (Washington), Annie Proulx (Wyoming), James Lee Burke (Louisiana), Tony Hillerman (New Mexico), Molly Ivins (Texas), Diane McWhorter (Alabama), Frank Conroy (Iowa), and Charles Bowden (Arizona) was an eclectic slelectionof essays ranging from songs to sermons, polemics to personal history, cityscapes, landscapes, and dreamscapes, which, taken together, form a unique, powerful, and inspiring portrait of contemporary America.