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The Resource Consider the lobster and other essays, David Foster Wallace

Consider the lobster and other essays, David Foster Wallace

Label
Consider the lobster and other essays
Title
Consider the lobster and other essays
Statement of responsibility
David Foster Wallace
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
For this collection, Wallace immerses himself in the three-ring circus that is the presidential race in order to document one of the most vicious campaigns in recent history. Later he strolls from booth to booth at a lobster festival in Maine and risks life and limb to get to the bottom of the lobster question. Then he wheedles his way into an L.A. radio studio, armed with tubs of chicken, to get the behind-the-scenes view of a conservative talk show featuring a host with an unnatural penchant for clothing that looks good only on the radio. Do lobsters feel pain? Did Franz Kafka have a sick sense of humor? What is John Updike's deal anyway? And who won the Adult Video News' Female Performer of the Year Award the same year Gwyneth Paltrow won her Oscar? Wallace answers these questions and more.--From publisher description
Cataloging source
  • OKN
  • DLC
Dewey number
814/.54
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Consider the lobster and other essays, David Foster Wallace
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Joseph Frank's Dostoevsky
  • Host
  • Big red son
  • Certainly the end of something or other, one would sort of have to think
  • Some remarks on Kafka's funniness from which probably not enough has been removed
  • Authority and American usage
  • The view from Mrs. Thompson's
  • How Tracy Austin broke my heart
  • Up, Simba
  • Consider the lobster
Control code
sky227142066
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
First Back Bay paperback edition.
Extent
342 pages
Isbn
9780316013321
Lccn
2005010886
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
Consider the lobster and other essays, David Foster Wallace
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Joseph Frank's Dostoevsky
  • Host
  • Big red son
  • Certainly the end of something or other, one would sort of have to think
  • Some remarks on Kafka's funniness from which probably not enough has been removed
  • Authority and American usage
  • The view from Mrs. Thompson's
  • How Tracy Austin broke my heart
  • Up, Simba
  • Consider the lobster
Control code
sky227142066
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
First Back Bay paperback edition.
Extent
342 pages
Isbn
9780316013321
Lccn
2005010886
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations

Library Locations

    • Jericho Public LibraryBorrow it
      1 Merry Lane, Jericho, NY, 11753, US
      40.793548 -73.535164
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