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ISBN: 9780061780196
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Published: It Books - December 2010

This warm and witty memoir/fiction hits my comic sweet spot. I laughed out loud -- OUT LOUD! -- at least every three pages. Screenwriter, playwrite, and former film critic Rudnick, charmingly recalls detailed anecdotes from his childhood in Piscataway, off-Broadway productions, and showbiz personalities. One warning -- some of these pieces appeared in New Yorker magazine first.

ISBN: 9780140187649
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Published: Penguin Books - January 1994

Willa Cather's My Ántonia is considered one of the most significant American novels of the twentieth century. Set during the great migration west to settle the plains of the North American continent, the narrative follows Antonia Shimerda, a pioneer who comes to Nebraska as a child and grows with the country, inspiring a childhood friend, Jim Burden, to write her life story.