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From the man whose name is synonymous with the contemporary personal essay, Getting Personal is a rich and ambitious collection that spans Phillip Lopate's career as an essayist, teacher, film critic, father, son, and husband. Witty, insightful, deeply meditative, and self-revelatory, with his characteristic candour and curmudgeonly charm, he explores himself, his life, his family, his religion, and his friends.

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"Lopate's frank and nervy essays are as vivid in their characters, story lines, and emotional intensity as fiction, but because they are, instead, idiosyncratic inquiries into the mysteries of real-life conundrums, they offer a gratifying intimacy."

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From the master of the form, Phillip Lopate, a selection of essays that together trace the arc of his life and career From the man whose name is synonymous with the contemporary personal essay, Getting Personal is a rich and ambitious collection that spans Phillip Lopate's career as an essayist, teacher, film critic, father, son, and husband. Witty, insightful, deeply meditative, and self-revelatory, with his characteristic candour and curmudgeonly charm, he explores himself, his life, his family, his religion, and his friends.

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