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The Studs Terkel Reader: My American Century

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"A summing up of the best of Terkel."—Herbert Mitgang, Doubletake

The Studs Terkel Reader, originally published under the title My American Century, collects the best interviews from eight of Terkel's classic oral histories together with his magnificent introductions to each work. Featuring selections from American Dreams, Coming of Age, Division Street, "The Good War", The Great Divide, Hard Times, Race, and Working, this "greatest hits" volume is a treasury of Terkel's most memorable subjects that will delight his many lifelong fans and provide a perfect introduction for those who have not yet experienced the joy of reading Studs Terkel. It includes an introduction by Pulitzer Prize-winner Robert Coles surveying Terkel's overall body of work and a new foreword by Calvin Trillin.

Synopsis:

Originally published under the title "My American Century," this anthology collects the best interviews from eight of Terkel's classic oral histories together with his magnificent introductions to each work.

About the Author

Studs Terkel is the author of twelve books of oral history. Winner of the Pulitzer Prize and a member of the Academy of Arts and Letters, he was awarded the National Book Critics Circle Ivan Sandrof Lifetime Achievement Award in 2003. He lives in Chicago.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781595581778
Author:
Terkel, Studs
Publisher:
New Press
Introduction:
Coles, Robert
Foreword:
Trillin, Calvin
Author:
Trillin, Calvin
Author:
Coles, Robert
Subject:
United States - General
Subject:
United States - 20th Century
Subject:
United states
Subject:
National characteristics, american
Subject:
US History - 20th Century
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Publication Date:
20070531
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
532
Dimensions:
8 x 6 in

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