Everywhere home : a life in essays
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Louisville, KY : Sarabande Books, [2017].
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Published
Louisville, KY : Sarabande Books, [2017].
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202 pages ; 22 cm
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English

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"Part retrospective, part memoir, Fenton Johnson's collection Everywhere Home: A Life in Essays explores sexuality, religion, geography, the AIDS crisis, and more. Johnson's wanderings take him from the hills of Kentucky to those of San Francisco, from the streets of Paris to the sidewalks of Calcutta. Along the way, he investigates questions large and small: What's the relationship between artists and museums, illuminated in a New Guinean display of shrunken heads? What's the difference between empiricism and intuition? The collection draws together essays that originally appeared in Harper's, The New York Times, All Things Considered and elsewhere, along with new work. Johnson reports from the front lines of the AIDS epidemic, from Burning Man, from monasteries near and far. His subject matter ranges from Oscar Wilde to censorship in journalism to Kentucky basketball. Everywhere Home is the latest title in Sarabande's Bruckheimer Series in Kentucky Literature. Fenton Johnson is the author of the novels The Man Who Loved Birds, Scissors, Paper, Rock, and Crossing the River, and the nonfiction books Keeping Faith and Geography of the Heart. Johnson has received fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation and the National Endowment for the Arts. He writes regularly for Harper's, and is a professor in the creative writing programs at the University of Arizona and Spalding University"--,Provided by publisher.
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"Fenton Johnson's questions explore small and large subject matter: What's the relationship between artists and museums, illuminated in a New Guinean display of shrunken heads? What's the difference between empiricism and intuition? His wanderings include the hills of Kentucky and San Francisco, Paris streets, Calcutta's crowded sidewalks, the AIDS epidemic, and monasteries of all persuasions"--,Provided by publisher.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Johnson, F. (2017). Everywhere home: a life in essays . Sarabande Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Johnson, Fenton. 2017. Everywhere Home: A Life in Essays. Sarabande Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Johnson, Fenton. Everywhere Home: A Life in Essays Sarabande Books, 2017.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Johnson, Fenton. Everywhere Home: A Life in Essays Sarabande Books, 2017.

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