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In persuasion nation

George Saunders

In persuasion nation

stories

by George Saunders

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Published by Riverhead Books in New York, NY .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby George Saunders.
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LC ClassificationsPS
The Physical Object
Pagination228 p. ;
Number of Pages228
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22731352M
ISBN 10159448922X

This is an important book."—The Nation "Saunders is a hilarious, wicked, and pitch-perfect satirist of our times, of course, but for a satirist he has a whole lot of heart."—Esquire. About the Author. George Saunders is the Man Booker Prize-winning author of Lincoln in the Bardo; Tenth of December; In Persuasion Nation;. In persuasion nation story is not my cup of tea, so I thought the rest of the book is the same. I'm so glad to find out I was wrong, the stories are superb, some are absolutely heart breaking, but that what we all love about the GS's writing, makes you feel pain, makes you feel alive, makes you unable to stop thinking about those stories /5(54).

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