The Art of fact : a historical anthology of literary journalism / edited by Kevin Kerrane and Ben Yagoda

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Subjects: Literature--Collections
Reporters and reporting
Reportage literature
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: New York, NY : Scribner, c1997
LC Classification: P, PN
Table of Contents: Preface / Ben Yagoda 13
Making Facts Dance / Kevin Kerrane 17
from The True and Genuine Account of the Life and Actions of the Late Jonathan Wild / Daniel Defoe 23
from The Life of Samuel Johnson / James Boswell 29
Watercress Girl / Henry Mayhew 34
The Great Tasmania's Cargo / Charles Dickens 38
from Specimen Days / Walt Whitman 46
from If Christ Came to Chicago / W. T. Stead 49
When Man Falls, a Crown Gathers / Stephen Crane 58
An Experiment in Misery / Stephen Crane 63
The Death of Rodriguez / Richard Harding Davis 71
Can't Get Their Minds Ashore / Abraham Cahan 76
Pillelu, Pillelu! / Abraham Cahan 80
from The People of the Abyss / Jack London 83
Drift / Morris Markey 93
from Ninety Times Guilty / Hickman Powell 97
Juke Joint / Walter Bernstein 104
from Hiroshima / John Hersey 111
The Day of the Fight / W. C. Heinz 115
from "Portrait of Hemingway" / Lillian Ross 129
Two Generals / Norman Lewis 139
The Silent Season of a Hero / Gay Talese 143
from In Cold Blood / Truman Capole 161
from The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test / Tom Wolfe 169
from Alive / Piers Paul Read 183
from House / Tracy Kidder 199
from Brothers / Sylvester Monroe, Peter Goldman 204
So ... We Meet at Last, Mr. Bond / Bob Greene 212
Shadow of a Nation / Gary Smith 218
from What It Takes / Richard Ben Cramer 236
The Spike / George Orwell 245
from "The Bronx Slave Market" / Marvel Cooke 252
from The Earl of Louisiana / A. J. Liebling 258
The Fight to Live / Al Stump 271
from The Armies of the Night / Norman Mailer 290
from "The Scum Also Rises" / Hunter S. Thompson 302
The Last Secrets of Skull and Bones / Ron Rosenbaum 316
from Coyotes / Ted Conover 331
from "The Snap Revolution" / James Fenton 336
Tiananmen Square / John Simpson 347
from Among the Thugs / Bill Buford 354
from Whoredom in Kimmage / Rosemary Mahoney 367
from "Harlem on My Mind" / Lawrence Otis Graham 384
from "Snake Handling and Redemption" / Dennis Covington 391
The Pig / Ben Hecht 407
Japanese Earthquake / Ernest Hemingway 411
from Let Us Now Praise Famous Men / James Agee 417
The Third Winter / Martha Gellhorn 422
Marrakech / George Orwell 433
Lady Olga / Joseph Mitchell 439
from Black Lamb and Grey Falcon / Rebecca West 452
from Once There Was a War / John Steinbeck 458
Lethal Lightning / Jimmy Cannon 461
It's an Honor / Jimmy Breslin 466
The Girl of the Year / Tom Wolfe 469
Los Angeles Notebook / Joan Didion 480
from The Pine Barrens / John Mcphee 485
from Dispatches / Michael Herr 494
from Another Day of Life / Ryszard Kapuscinski 507
from Homicide / David Simon 522
from Boys in Zinc / Svetlana Alexiyevich 536
Holiday Pageant: The Importance of Being Bluebell / Michael Winerip 549
Permissions 553
Index 557
Additional Authors: Kerrane, Kevin
Yagoda, Ben
Notes: LCCN: 97008497
ISBN: 0684830418
"Permissions" (p. 553-555)
Includes index
Physical Description: 558 p. ; 25 cm
OCLC Number: 36662893
ISBN/ISSN: 0684830418

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