[]
[]

The Atlantic Ocean

Reports From Britain and America
O'Hagan, Andrew, 1968- (Book - 2013)
The Atlantic Ocean
 Add a Comment  Add Tags

Print

Item Details

Houghton
"A brilliant essayist, [O'Hagan] constructs sentences that pierce like pinpricks.” — Publishers Weekly, starred review

For more than two decades, Andrew O’Hagan has been publishing celebrated essays on both sides of the Atlantic. The Atlantic Ocean highlights the best of his clear-eyed, brilliant work, including his first published essay, a reminiscence of his working-class Scottish upbringing; an extraordinary piece about the lives of two soldiers, one English, one American, both of whom died in Iraq on May 2, 2005; and a piercing examination of the life of William Styron. O’Hagan’s subjects range from the rise of the tabloids to the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, from the trajectory of the Beatles to the impossibility of not fancying Marilyn Monroe.

The Atlantic Ocean — an engrossing and important collection.


A stunning collection of reportage about the complicated relationship between Britain and America from the acclaimed journalist and novelist, and the "best essayist of his generation" (New York Times).


Baker & Taylor
A collection by a Scottish writer who has published on both sides of the pond includes a reminiscence of his working-class Scottish upbringing; a piece about the lives of two soldiers, one English, one American, both of whom died in Iraq on May 2, 2005; a piercing examination of the life of William Styron; an essay on the rise of the tabloids and much more. Original. 10,000 first printing.

Authors: O'Hagan, Andrew, 1968-
Statement of Responsibility: Andrew O'Hagan
Title: The Atlantic Ocean
reports from Britain and America
Publisher: Boston : Mariner Books, 2013
Edition: 1st U.S. ed
Characteristics: 353 p. ; 21 cm.
Notes: "First published as The Atlantic Ocean: Essays on Britain and America in 2008 by Faber and Faber Limited"--T.p. verso
Contents: The American dream of Lee Harvey Oswald
The killing of James Bulger
England's flowers
Saint Marilyn
On the end of British farming
Funerals and a wedding
The Glasgow sludge boat
On Lad magazines
After Hurricane Katrina
England and the Beatles
On begging
Brothers
Many Andies
Racing against reality
Guilt: a memoir
Good fibs
Diary
E.M. Forster: the story of affection
Styron's choice
Subject Headings: United States Relations Great Britain Great Britain Relations United States United States Foreign public opinion, British Public opinion Great Britain Popular culture Great Britain Popular culture United States
Topical Term: Public opinion
Popular culture
Popular culture
LCCN: 2012016365
ISBN: 9780151013784
Branch Call Number: 327.7304 O
MARC Display»

Opinion

From the critics


Community Activity

Comment

Add a Comment

There are no comments for this title yet.

Age

Add Age Suitability

There are no ages for this title yet.

Summary

Add a Summary

There are no summaries for this title yet.

Notices

Add a Notice

There are no notices for this title yet.

Quotes

Add a Quote

There are no quotes for this title yet.

Videos

Add a Video

There are no videos for this title yet.

Find it at NYPL

  Loading...

Buy It Now

Support your library, keep it forever!

View Purchase Options Learn more about this program

Your Cart

Hello! We noticed you have the following items in your cart right now:

If you'd still like to purchase the items you have in your cart, you can do that now.

You'll be able to purchase your eBook after you have checked out your current cart.

The Atlantic Ocean
O'Hagan, Andrew, 1968-
The Atlantic Ocean

To continue with your eBook purchase immediately, you can clear your cart by clicking below.

All items will be removed from your cart.


I'd like to keep browsing! I'll decide later.

Explore Further


Browse the Shelf

Subject Headings


Recommendations

  Loading...

Powered by BiblioCommons.
app05 Version Borgsjo Last updated 2014/10/29 13:43