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The Resource The view from the cheap seats : a collection of introductions, essays, and assorted writings, Neil Gaiman

The view from the cheap seats : a collection of introductions, essays, and assorted writings, Neil Gaiman

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The view from the cheap seats : a collection of introductions, essays, and assorted writings
Title
The view from the cheap seats
Title remainder
a collection of introductions, essays, and assorted writings
Statement of responsibility
Neil Gaiman
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Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
An enthralling collection of nonfiction essays on a myriad of topics-from art and artists to dreams, myths, and memories-observed in #1 New York Times bestselling author Neil Gaiman's probing, amusing, and distinctive style. An inquisitive observer, thoughtful commentator, and assiduous craftsman, Neil Gaiman has long been celebrated for the sharp intellect and startling imagination that informs his bestselling fiction. Now, The View from the Cheap Seats brings together for the first time ever more than sixty pieces of his outstanding nonfiction. Analytical yet playful, erudite yet accessible, this cornucopia explores a broad range of interests and topics, including (but not limited to): authors past and present; music; storytelling; comics; bookshops; travel; fairy tales; America; inspiration; libraries; ghosts; and the title piece, at turns touching and self-deprecating, which recounts the author's experiences at the 2010 Academy Awards in Hollywood. Insightful, incisive, witty, and wise, The View from the Cheap Seats explores the issues and subjects that matter most to Neil Gaiman-offering a glimpse into the head and heart of one of the most acclaimed, beloved, and influential artists of our time
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Summary
Presents a collection of nonfiction essays on a myriad of topics--from art and artists to dreams, myths, and memories--observed in the author's distinctive, probing, and amusing style
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Writing style
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10490218
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Midwest
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hoopla (Digital media service)
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Gaiman, Neil
Dewey number
824/.914
Index
no index present
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  • 1140
  • 1140
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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True
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Creative nonfiction
Target audience
adult
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selected non-fiction
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The view from the cheap seats : a collection of introductions, essays, and assorted writings, Neil Gaiman
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online resource
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  • cr
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rdacarrier.
Color
multicolored
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text
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  • txt
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rdacontent.
Control code
MWT12374778
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780062262288
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computer
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rdamedia.
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  • c
Publisher number
MWT12374778
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remote
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12374778
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
The view from the cheap seats : a collection of introductions, essays, and assorted writings, Neil Gaiman
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
MWT12374778
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780062262288
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • c
Publisher number
MWT12374778
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12374778
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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