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The Resource Arguably : essays, by Christopher Hitchens

Arguably : essays, by Christopher Hitchens

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Arguably : essays
Title
Arguably
Title remainder
essays
Statement of responsibility
by Christopher Hitchens
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Essayist Christopher Hitchens ruminates on why Charles Dickens was among the best of writers and the worst of men, the haunting science fiction of J.G. Ballard, the enduring legacies of Thomas Jefferson and George Orwell, the persistent agonies of anti-Semitism and jihad, the enduring relevance of Karl Marx, and how politics justifies itself by culture--and how the latter prompts the former
Summary
Spanning four remarkable decades, a collection includes the author's early writings on civil rights, Vietnam and international incidents, as well as his inflammatory -- and now infamous -- columns on the Clintons, the Catholic Church, Mother Theresa, radical Islam and an array of meditations on contemporary politics and political figures.
Tone
Writing style
Award
  • ALA Notable Book, 2012.
  • New York Times Notable Book, 2011.
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10012112
Cataloging source
BTCTA
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1949-2011
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Hitchens, Christopher
Dewey number
814.54
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
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True
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Essays
Target audience
adult
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essays
Label
Arguably : essays, by Christopher Hitchens
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
823925
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xix,788 pages
Isbn
9781455502776
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781455502776
  • (OCoLC)707964976
Label
Arguably : essays, by Christopher Hitchens
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
823925
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xix,788 pages
Isbn
9781455502776
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781455502776
  • (OCoLC)707964976

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