Fadiman does a great job narrating the story of a refugee Mong family living in America. Her details and utilization of history provides the reader with a great background to understand the ... read more
Though the 'familiar essay' as practised by Lamb and Hazlitt is possibly in its death-throes, Anne Fadiman sees it as her mission to rescue the genre from total extinction - and she does so with ... read more
Picked this up as part of a batch purchase a long time ago. Otherwise I wouldn't have it. You can tell how much these things are worth if you know what's currently in vogue with the academy and ... read more
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