State State: A Panoramic Portrait of America by Matt Weiland

ISBN: 9781616849634

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608 pages


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State  by  State: A Panoramic Portrait of America by Matt Weiland

State by State: A Panoramic Portrait of America by Matt Weiland
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From the bestselling editors of The Thinking Fans Guide to the World Cup comes an American road trip in book form: original writing on all 50 states by 50 of our finest novelists, journalists, and essayistsInspired by the example of the legendaryMoreFrom the bestselling editors of The Thinking Fans Guide to the World Cup comes an American road trip in book form: original writing on all 50 states by 50 of our finest novelists, journalists, and essayistsInspired by the example of the legendary WPA American Guide series of the 1930s and 40s, now 50 of our foremost writers have produced original pieces of reportage and memoir that capture the 50 states in our time, creating a fresh portrait of America as it lives and breathes today.At turns poignant and funny, and always insightful, these 50 writers tell us something lasting and revealing about each state through personal memory or contemporary reporting that captures the essential qualities that make each state its own.

With an array of revealing facts and figures comparing the 50 states in a range of surprising measures (toothlessness, military enlistment, suicide), State by State is more than an anthology: It is a classic American road movie in book form.Featuring original writing on all fifty statesAlabama by George PackerAlaska by Paul GreenbergArizona by Lydia MilletArkansas by Kevin BrockmeierCalifornia by William T. VollmannColorado by Benjamin KunkelConnecticut by Rick MoodyDelaware by Craig TaylorFlorida by Joshua FerrisGeorgia by Ha JinHawaii by Tara Bray SmithIdaho by Anthony DoerrIllinois by Dave EggersIndiana by Susan ChoiIowa by Dagoberto GilbKansas by Jim LewisKentucky by John Jeremiah SullivanLouisiana by Joshua ClarkMaine by Heidi JulavitsMaryland by Myla GoldbergMassachusetts by John HodgmanMichigan by Mohammed Naseehu AliMinnesota by Philip ConnorsMississippi by Barry HannahMissouri by Jacki LydenMontana by Sarah VowellNebraska by Alexander PayneNevada by Charles BockNew Hampshire by Will BlytheNew Jersey by Anthony BourdainNew Mexico by Ellery WashingtonNew York by Jonathan FranzenNorth Carolina by Randall KenanNorth Dakota by Louise ErdrichOhio by Susan OrleanOklahoma by S.E.

HintonOregon by Joe SaccoPennsylvania by Andrea LeeRhode Island by Jhumpa LahiriSouth Carolina by Jack HittSouth Dakota by Saïd SayrafiezadehTennessee by Ann PatchettTexas by Cristina HenríquezUtah by David RakoffVermont by Alison BechdelVirginia by Tony HorwitzWashington by Carrie BrownsteinWest Virginia by Jayne Anne PhillipsWisconsin by Daphne BealWyoming by Alexandra Fuller and an afterword on Washington, D.C.: A Conversation with Edward P.

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