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    DescriptionChristopher Hitchens was on a book tour for his memoir "Hitch-22" when he discovered he had cancer of the esophagus, an episode described with characteristic wit and candor in a series of articles he wrote for "Vanity Fair." In these essays, for which Hitchens was given the National Magazine Award, he describes his struggle not only with the disease but with its meaning to his friends and supporters, as well as his critics and detractors. "Both elegant and moving, these columns display insight and bravery," wrote the National Magazine Award judges. "Christopher Hitchens is the best writer in the worst of times, and we are grateful for him."


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    Title
    Mortality
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Christopher Hitchens
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 160
    Width: 128 mm
    Height: 198 mm
    Thickness: 13 mm
    Weight: 190 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781455523474
    ISBN 10: 145552347X
    Classifications

    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: BIO
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T4.0A
    BIC subject category V2: BM
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 11600
    LC classification: CT
    B&T General Subject: 170
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 03
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    Ingram Subject Code: BA
    Abridged Dewey: 920
    BIC subject category V2: MJCL
    Libri: ENGM1075
    BIC subject category V2: JHBZ
    Libri: ERIN2036
    BISAC V2.8: SOC006000, SOC036000
    BIC subject category V2: JHBD
    BISAC V2.8: MED062000
    B&T Approval Code: G65403618
    BISAC V2.8: HEA039030
    B&T Approval Code: A31630000
    B&T Merchandise Category: NUS
    BISAC V2.8: BIO026000
    DC22: 304.64
    Libri: KREB6006
    DC21: 304.64
    Publisher
    Twelve
    Imprint name
    Twelve
    Publication date
    04 September 2012
    Author Information
    Christopher Hitchens, a contributing editor to Vanity Fair, Slate, and The Atlantic, is the author of numerous books, including works on Thomas Jefferson, Thomas Paine, and George Orwell. He is also the author of the international bestsellers god Is Not Great: How Religion Poisons Everything, Hitch-22: A Memoir, and Arguably: Essays.
    Review quote
    "Reading and responding to the Hitch is ceaselessly inspiring and seldom less than exhilarating. More, it is an instigatory experience: it compels you to get involved more deeply with the world around and inside you. Reading any worthwhile writer is an act of celebration, a shared reaction to the act of creation. More, it is an exercise in how to write, read, think and live."-- "PopMatters.com"