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The Resource The patch, John McPhee

The patch, John McPhee

Label
The patch
Title
The patch
Statement of responsibility
John McPhee
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The Patch is the seventh collection of essays by the nonfiction master, all published by Farrar, Straus and Giroux. It is divided into two parts. Part 1, “The Sporting Scene,” consists of pieces on fishing, football, golf, and lacrosse―from fly casting for chain pickerel in Fall in New Hampshire to walking the linksland of St. Andrews at an Open Championship. Part 2, called “An Album Quilt,” is a montage of fragments of varying length from pieces done across the years that have never appeared in book form―occasional pieces, memorial pieces, reflections, reminiscences, and short items in various magazines including The New Yorker. They range from a visit to the Hershey chocolate factory to encounters with Oscar Hammerstein, Joan Baez, and Mount Denali. Emphatically, the author’s purpose was not merely to preserve things but to choose passages that might entertain contemporary readers. Starting with 250,000 words, he gradually threw out 75 percent of them, and randomly assembled the remaining fragments into “an album quilt.” Among other things, The Patch is a covert memoir. -- Amazon.com
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1931-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
McPhee, John
Dewey number
080
Index
no index present
LC call number
AC8
LC item number
.M267 2018
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
American essays
Label
The patch, John McPhee
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"Earlier versions of most of these essays first appeared in The New Yorker, Time, and Vogue" -- Verso title page
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The patch -- Phi beta football -- The orange trapper -- Linksland and bottle -- Pioneer -- Direct eye contract -- An album quilt
Control code
sky292966890
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
242 pages
Isbn
9780374229481
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2018007631
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
je 12/18
Label
The patch, John McPhee
Publication
Note
"Earlier versions of most of these essays first appeared in The New Yorker, Time, and Vogue" -- Verso title page
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The patch -- Phi beta football -- The orange trapper -- Linksland and bottle -- Pioneer -- Direct eye contract -- An album quilt
Control code
sky292966890
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
242 pages
Isbn
9780374229481
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2018007631
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
je 12/18

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