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In America by Susan Sontag

SUSAN SONTAG is the author of three other novels, The Benefactor, Death Kit, and The Volcano Lover; I, etcetera, a collection of stories; several plays; and five works of nonfiction, among them On Photography and Illness as a Metaphor & AIDS and Its Metaphors.She lives in New York City.REVIEW: A tour de force....a magical accomplishment by an alchemist of ideas and words, images and truth. (Michael Pakenham, The Baltimore Sun)REVIEW: In America displays Sontag in a relaxed, pleasure-seeing mode, guiding her characters through a long travelogue in time, specifically the beginnings of the gilded age in the brave new world. (Paul Gray, Time)REVIEW: Inspired....In America [is] a counter-romance, alternately hilarious and tragic. (Christopher Hitchens, Vanity Fair)REVIEW: [In America] has an invigorating spaciousness....packed with characters, incidents, and color, and combining mass appeal with high intelligence. (Walter Kirn, New York magazine)REVIEW: Enough incident, psychology, local color and fascinating detail to stock a flotilla of popular novels, a couple of Ragtimes and a brace of theatrical memoirs. (Michael Silverblatt, Los Angeles Times Book Review)REVIEW: What is wonderful about the book is....[the] counterpoint of novelist and essayist, of innocence and knowingness.From the knowingness comes another excellence of In America, its cats cradle of meanings. (Joan Acocella, The New Yorker)REVIEW: Vividly inquisitive....An exhilarating journey into the past, freighted with dazzling detail, the product of an endlessly inquisitive, historical imagination. (The Economist

Author: Susan Sontag

Language: English

Edition: 1st

Binding: Paperback

Pages: 400

Publisher: Picador

Publication Date: 2001-05-01

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