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Love and ruin : tales of obsession, danger, and heartbreak from the Atavist magazine / edited by Evan Ratliff ; introduction by Susan Orlean.

Love and ruin : tales of obsession, danger, and heartbreak from the Atavist magazine

Ratliff, Evan, editor. (Added Author).
Orlean, Susan, writer of introduction. (Added Author).
Verini, James. Love and ruin. (Added Author).
Jamison, Leslie, 1983- 52 Blue. (Added Author).
Veselka, Vanessa. Fort of young saplings. (Added Author).
Mooallem, Jon. American hippopotamus. (Added Author).
Beam, Cris. Mother, stranger. (Added Author).
Jarvis, Brooke, 1981- When we are called to part. (Added Author).
Dobbs, David, 1958- My mother's lover. (Added Author).
Higginbotham, Adam. Thousand pounds of dynamite. (Added Author).
Ratliff, Evan. Oilman's daughter. (Added Author).
Shaer, Matthew, 1981- Sinking of the Bounty. (Added Author).

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Record details

  • ISBN: 9780393352719 : PAP
  • ISBN: 0393352714 : PAP
  • Physical Description: xv, 411 pages ; 21 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York ; W. W. Norton & Company, [2016]

Content descriptions

Formatted Contents Note:
Love and ruin / James Verini -- 52 Blue / Leslie Jamison -- The fort of young saplings / Vanessa Veselka -- American hippopotamus / Jon Mooallem -- Mother, stranger / Cris Beam -- When we are called to part / Brooke Jarvis -- My mother's lover / David Dobbs -- A thousand pounds of dynamite / Adam Higginbotham -- The oilman's daughter / Evan Ratliff -- The sinking of the Bounty / Matthew Shaer.
Summary, etc.:
"Extraordinary stories of crime, passion, and adventure from The Atavist magazine, the trailblazing leader in longform narrative writing. Since its founding in 2011, The Atavist has garnered an unprecedented eight National Magazine Award nominations and was the first all-digital publication to win in feature writing. This collection presents the finest examples of a new kind of nonfiction storytelling as practiced by a young generation of longform experts. The collection includes Leslie Jamison's landmark portrait of a lonely whale named "52 Blue," Matthew Shaer's harrowing account of a shipwreck during Hurricane Sandy, and James Verini's prize-winning tale of romance and courage in Afghanistan. The fascinating and original writing in Love and Ruin demonstrates why The Atavist has become the leader in publishing "remarkable . . . can't look away pieces of multimedia journalism" (New York Times)" -- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Creative nonfiction.
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