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The Resource The view from the cheap seats : selected nonfiction, Neil Gaiman

The view from the cheap seats : selected nonfiction, Neil Gaiman

Label
The view from the cheap seats : selected nonfiction
Title
The view from the cheap seats
Title remainder
selected nonfiction
Statement of responsibility
Neil Gaiman
Creator
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
Tone
Writing style
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10490218
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Gaiman, Neil
Dewey number
824/.914
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR6057.A319
LC item number
A6 2016
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
1140
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • LITERARY COLLECTIONS / Essays
  • LITERARY COLLECTIONS / General
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
selected non-fiction
Label
The view from the cheap seats : selected nonfiction, Neil Gaiman
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
939277355
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xviii, 522 pages
Isbn
9780062262264
Lccn
2015046480
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Label
The view from the cheap seats : selected nonfiction, Neil Gaiman
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
939277355
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xviii, 522 pages
Isbn
9780062262264
Lccn
2015046480
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n

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