Braving Home: Dispatches from the Underwater Town, the Lava-Side Inn, and Other Extreme Locales

Jake Halpern (Author)
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Product Details

Price
$15.95
Publisher
Mariner Books
Publish Date
June 07, 2004
Pages
240
Dimensions
5.5 X 0.7 X 8.5 inches | 0.75 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780618446629
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About the Author

Jake Halpern is the author of Fame Junkies: The Hidden Truths Behind America's Favorite Addiction, and Braving Home: Dispatches from the Underwater Town, the Lava-Side Inn, and Other Extreme Locales, hailed by Bill Bryson as "a splendid and engaging account of stubbornness in Modern America. Halpern has written for the New York Times, The New Yorker, LA Weekly, and many other publications. He is also a commentator and freelance producer for NPR's All Things Considered. He lives in Connecticut.

Reviews

"Irresistible and funny...What's so enchanting is Halpern's infectious sense of wonder."