How to Be Alone: Essays

Title How to Be Alone: Essays
Names Franzen, Jonathan.
Book Number BR014878
Title Status Active
Medium Braille
Annotation Thirteen essays on life in a fast-paced, media-saturated society. Franzen observes the lack of privacy and persistent loneliness of the individual despite technological advances and increased consumerism. Describes his father's Alzheimer's disease, his brief stint in Oprah's Book Club, and even the stigma of being a cigarette smoker. 2002.
Local Subject American literature in English - 810
American essays - 814
Adult Book - AD
Medium Length Book - MD
Literary Criticism, Letters, Essays - LITNF
Non-Fiction - NF
Braille Book Review, Jul-Aug 2004 - B404
Audience Notes Thirteen essays on life in a fast-paced, media-saturated society. Franzen observes the lack of privacy and persistent loneliness of the individual despite technological advances and increased consumerism. Describes his father's Alzheimer's disease, his brief stint in Oprah's Book Club, and even the stigma of being a cigarette smoker. 2002.
LC Subject Essays
American essays
Loneliness
Conduct of life
Call Number 814.54 ANF
Language English
Released 2002
Publication Info Washington, D.C. : Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2002 (Braille International, Inc., transcribing agency. Braille International, Inc., distributor.)
Original Publication Transcription of: 1st ed. New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2002.
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