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You can Ali Pashë Tepelena feel it the rhythm of the words sometimes A couple of pieces in Silk Parachute are suibs but the two long pieces on Lacrosse and Golf than make upor them Anyway there s a lot of him to read and this one may be a good start I just love McPhee I Little Fiery One found myself reading a long essay on lacrosse with deep almost emotional interest And lacrosse has never appealed to me before That s what great writing can doBut myavorite pieces are TWO SHORT MEMOIR TYPE ESSAYS ONE ON CANOEING AND short memoir type essays one on canoeing and the title essayI The Sacred King fervently hope Mr McPhee never dies Ariend mentioned this book back in March saying she d read a review of it that made her think she d like it and wondering if I d heard of McPhee Since he writes Milking the Dogs, Part 1 for the New Yorker and I m one of those New Yorker subscribers who reads every single article even if it doesn t immediately seem to be about something I m interested in Iigured I mus When I was a magazine editor I always held up McPhee as a model Larong Pinoy (LgM Books For Children, 5) for my writers Find a subject that hasn t been overdone I would say then research the hell out of it and write about it beautifully Easier said than done of course McPhee is the master of the gee whiz article the one that tells you all sorts of stuff that you didn t know you didn t know or that you areascin. A WONDROUS NEW BOOK OF MCPHEE'S PROSE PIECES IN MANY ASPECTS HIS MOST PERSONAL IN FOUR DECADES The brief brilliant essay Silk Parachute which Keisaramörgæsir first appeared in The New Yorker a decade ago has become John McPhee's most anthologized piece of writing In the nine other pieces here highly varied in length and theme McPhee ranges with his characteristic humor and intensity through lacrosse long exposure view came. Who are not dead It really annoys them McPhee uotes oneact checker He tells The Story Of One Reader story of one reader a nursing home who read in The New Yorker that he was the the late reader in a nursing home He called demanding a correction he was the the late reader in a nursing home He called demanding a correction magazine complied of course in its next issue inadvertently doubling the error because the reader died over the weekend while the magazine was being printed Glaciation has replaced an asteroid or volcano as the leading theory or the cause of the mass extinction that wiped out the dinosaursYou would have thought that McPhee s essay about the US dinosaursYou would have thought that McPhee s essay about the US played at Oakmont Country Club would be my avorite but I preferred reading about exotic How To Be A Domestic Goddess foods lacrosse the tunnels in the Maastrichtian chalk where Rembrandt s The Night Watch sat out World War II I liked reading about theact checkers the most This is something you either get or you don t Like if an author writes the phrase Penn s daughter Margaret the Velvet Moon (Annwyn Chronicles, fact checker s challenge becomes whether to put commas around Margaret or not put commas around Margaret In other words did William Penn have one or daughters Margaret one of Penn s several daughters went into the book without commasWith every essay I thought He would like this or She has to read this Let me scroll down my list of GRriends and look and see if there s anyone who would be as delighted as I wasreading an essay about commas. Is mother deliberately overturns canoes in a learning process at a summer camp and germinates a Kine (The Kine Saga, future book while riding on a jump seat to away games as a basketball player But each piece on whatever theme contains somewhere a personal aspect in which McPhee suggests why he was attracted to write about the subject and each opens like a silk parachute lofted skyward and suddenly blossoming with color andor.


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    Read ebook Silk Parachute – thetributepages.co.uk Two delightful long essays and 8 short ones that simply tantalize Season on the Chalk compresses history and geology of chalk in England and continental Europe in a fine thread with surprising people and events from the Romans who build much

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    Read ebook Silk Parachute – thetributepages.co.uk John McPhee ´ 8 characters characters ¶ eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF ´ John McPhee John McPhee is a wonderful writer In this collection of essays he takes us on tours of the chalky Cretaceous deposits that underly the English Channel and spans Southern England and Northern France the history and emerging popularity of lacrosse the painstaking process of capturing images with a Deardorff camera and the thorough nature of the New Yorker fact checking team to name a few The uniting factor in these essays is McPh

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