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Granta 79: Celebrity (Granta Series) [Paperback]

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Published in the U.S. since 1979, Granta is a handsomely illustrated paperback featuring outstanding articles. This issue of Granta includes: Jason Cowley on the search for Hitler's doctor; Kyle Stone on how Hillary Clinton's home views Hillary ('GO HOME BILLARY!'); Riccardo Orizio on the cannibal emperor of the Central African Republic; Fintan O'Toole on how an Irish republican looks at the Queen; Andrew Martin on the roller-coaster champion of the world; and Dragisa Blanusa on eighty-nine days with Slobodan Milosevic. New fiction by Geoff Dyer (gets high in Amsterdam); Zoe Heller (gets lonely in North London); and Andrew O'Hagan (tells how a child star was born). Photography in this issue includes work by Tom Stoddart (the African evangelist who claims he can cure AIDS) and Michael Collins (Mrs. Haggarty meets George Best and Miss Barwell meets Steve McQueen). "Granta's contributors constitute an impossibly distinguished list." --- The Washington Post "Quite simply, the most impressive literary magazine of its time." --- The Daily Telegraph (London)

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Pages   256
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 8.24" Width: 5.82" Height: 0.58"
Weight:   0.78 lbs.
Binding  Softcover
Release Date   Sep 17, 2002
Publisher   Grove Press, Granta
ISBN  1929001096  
ISBN13  9781929001095  

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1Books > Subjects > Literature & Fiction > Essays > General
2Books > Subjects > Literature & Fiction > General > Literary
3Books > Subjects > Literature & Fiction > Genre Fiction > Anthologies
4Books > Subjects > Nonfiction > Social Sciences > Sociology > General

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Great Issue! Really Interesting!   Jul 13, 2006
The stories and articles in this issue that I loved included - Neighbors - What's it like to have Hillary and Bill Clinton living in your neighborhood? I've Always Been A Fan - Various photographs with the Famous and Rich. Dear Tyrant - Ever met the former Emperor of the Central Africa Republic? Miracle Boy - Evangelist preacher heals those with AIDS in South Africa. The Search for Dr. Bloch - Ever wonder what happened to Hitler's Jewish doctor? What did he think of Hitler? Milosevic In Prison - Milosevic's last days in a prison in Serbia before the Hague. I found it a really interesting issue and highly recommend it.

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