The Resource Confessions of a guilty freelancer, William O'Rourke, (electronic resource)

Confessions of a guilty freelancer, William O'Rourke, (electronic resource)

Label
Confessions of a guilty freelancer
Title
Confessions of a guilty freelancer
Statement of responsibility
William O'Rourke
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
William O'Rourke's singular view of American life over the past 40 years shines forth in these short essays on subjects personal, political, and literary, which reveal a man of keen intellect and wide-ranging interests. They embrace everything from the state of the nation after 9/11 to the author's encounter with rap, from the masterminds of political makeovers to the rich variety of contemporary American writing. His reviews illuminate both the books themselves and the times in which we live, and his personal reflections engage even the most fearful events with a special humor and gentle p
Member of
Cataloging source
MiAaPQ
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
O'Rourke, William
Dewey number
  • 814.54
  • 814/.54
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
PS3565.R65
LC item number
C66 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Series statement
Break Away Books
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • O'Rourke, William
  • American literature
Label
Confessions of a guilty freelancer, William O'Rourke, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
  • COVER; TITLE; COPYRIGHT; CONTENTS; PREFACE; PART 1 THE PERSONAL; Here's Mine; Richard Elman; Grace Paley; My Rap Problems - and Yours?; Arming Yourself for the Outdoors; Two Midwest Meditations; Dear Dad; Confessions of a Guilty Freelancer; PART 2 THE PERSONAL AND THE POLITICAL; Extreme Makeover: TV Home Improvement from Carter to Bush II; Five Male Chroniclers of Bill Clinton and His World: Christopher Hitchens, Michael Isikoff, Andrew Morton, George Stephanopoulos, Bob Woodward; 9/11: What We Saw; Blue & Red America Post September 11th; Virginia Tech; Imus; Susan Braudy: Family Circle
  • Joe Conason: Big LiesDaniel Ellsberg: Secrets; John Frohnmayer: Leaving Town Alive; Dick Morris: Off With Their Heads; Kevin Phillips: American Dynasty (1); Kevin Phillips: American Theocracy (2); Molly Ivins and Lou Dubose: Bushwacked; Robert B. Reich: Reason; David McCullough: John Adams; Edmund Morris: Theodore Rex; Steve Neal: Happy Days Are Here Again; Amanda Smith: Hostage to Fortune: The Letters of Joseph P. Kennedy; John A. Farrell: Tip O'Neill and the Democratic Century; PART 3 THE PERSONAL AND THE POLITICAL AND THE LITERARY; Raymond Carver: Hemingway Without Money
  • Michael Ryan: Secret LifePhilip Graham: How to Read an Unwritten Language; Tim O'Brien: In the Lake of the Woods; Peter Dexter: The Paperboy; John Updike: The Afterlife and Other Stories; John McGahern and Colm Toíbín: Collected Stories, The Heather Blazing; Jim Crace: Signals of Distress; Robert Olen Butler: They Whisper; Richard Ford: Independence Day; Harvey Jacobs: American Goliath; Thomas Keneally: American Scoundrel; John L'Heureux: The Miracle; Toby Olson and Ellen Akins: At Sea, Public Life; Pinckney Benedict: Dogs of God; Rick Bass: Platte River
  • Michael Stephens: The Brooklyn Book of the DeadGraham Swift: Last Orders; Bob Shacochis: Swimming in the Volcano; Willie Morris: New York Days; Forward to the Past: SLF Album; Andrew Levy: The Culture and Commerce of the American Short Story; ACKNOWLEDGMENTS; INDEX; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (384 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780253001856
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)2670000000205619
  • (EBL)816837
  • (OCoLC)796384108
  • (SSID)ssj0000677101
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11365471
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000677101
  • (PQKBWorkID)10693052
  • (PQKB)11185473
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC816837
  • (MdBmJHUP)muse18204
  • (EXLCZ)992670000000205619
Label
Confessions of a guilty freelancer, William O'Rourke, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
  • COVER; TITLE; COPYRIGHT; CONTENTS; PREFACE; PART 1 THE PERSONAL; Here's Mine; Richard Elman; Grace Paley; My Rap Problems - and Yours?; Arming Yourself for the Outdoors; Two Midwest Meditations; Dear Dad; Confessions of a Guilty Freelancer; PART 2 THE PERSONAL AND THE POLITICAL; Extreme Makeover: TV Home Improvement from Carter to Bush II; Five Male Chroniclers of Bill Clinton and His World: Christopher Hitchens, Michael Isikoff, Andrew Morton, George Stephanopoulos, Bob Woodward; 9/11: What We Saw; Blue & Red America Post September 11th; Virginia Tech; Imus; Susan Braudy: Family Circle
  • Joe Conason: Big LiesDaniel Ellsberg: Secrets; John Frohnmayer: Leaving Town Alive; Dick Morris: Off With Their Heads; Kevin Phillips: American Dynasty (1); Kevin Phillips: American Theocracy (2); Molly Ivins and Lou Dubose: Bushwacked; Robert B. Reich: Reason; David McCullough: John Adams; Edmund Morris: Theodore Rex; Steve Neal: Happy Days Are Here Again; Amanda Smith: Hostage to Fortune: The Letters of Joseph P. Kennedy; John A. Farrell: Tip O'Neill and the Democratic Century; PART 3 THE PERSONAL AND THE POLITICAL AND THE LITERARY; Raymond Carver: Hemingway Without Money
  • Michael Ryan: Secret LifePhilip Graham: How to Read an Unwritten Language; Tim O'Brien: In the Lake of the Woods; Peter Dexter: The Paperboy; John Updike: The Afterlife and Other Stories; John McGahern and Colm Toíbín: Collected Stories, The Heather Blazing; Jim Crace: Signals of Distress; Robert Olen Butler: They Whisper; Richard Ford: Independence Day; Harvey Jacobs: American Goliath; Thomas Keneally: American Scoundrel; John L'Heureux: The Miracle; Toby Olson and Ellen Akins: At Sea, Public Life; Pinckney Benedict: Dogs of God; Rick Bass: Platte River
  • Michael Stephens: The Brooklyn Book of the DeadGraham Swift: Last Orders; Bob Shacochis: Swimming in the Volcano; Willie Morris: New York Days; Forward to the Past: SLF Album; Andrew Levy: The Culture and Commerce of the American Short Story; ACKNOWLEDGMENTS; INDEX; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (384 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780253001856
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)2670000000205619
  • (EBL)816837
  • (OCoLC)796384108
  • (SSID)ssj0000677101
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11365471
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000677101
  • (PQKBWorkID)10693052
  • (PQKB)11185473
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC816837
  • (MdBmJHUP)muse18204
  • (EXLCZ)992670000000205619

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