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    DescriptionAn affecting and hope-filled posthumous collection of essays and stories from the talented young Yale graduate whose title essay captured the world's attention in 2012 and turned her into an icon for her generation. Marina Keegan's star was on the rise when she graduated magna cum laude from Yale in May 2012. She had a play that was to be produced at the New York International Fringe Festival and a job waiting for her at the "New Yorker." Tragically, five days after graduation, Marina died in a car crash. As her family, friends, and classmates, deep in grief, joined to create a memorial service for Marina, her unforgettable last essay for the "Yale Daily News," "The Opposite of Loneliness," went viral, receiving more than 1.4 million hits. She had struck a chord. Even though she was just twenty-two when she died, Marina left behind a rich, expansive trove of prose that, like her title essay, captures the hope, uncertainty, and possibility of her generation. "The Opposite of Loneliness" is an assem-blage of Marina's essays and stories that, like "The Last Lecture," articulates the universal struggle that all of us face as we figure out what we aspire to be and how we can harness our talents to make an impact on the world.

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    The Opposite of Loneliness
    Essays and Stories
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Marina Keegan, Introduction by Anne Fadiman
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 208
    Width: 148 mm
    Height: 214 mm
    Thickness: 24 mm
    Weight: 380 g
    ISBN 13: 9781476753614
    ISBN 10: 147675361X

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    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T4.0A
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    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
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    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 15580
    Libri: I-LC
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 94
    B&T General Subject: 500
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    BISAC V2.8: BIO026000
    DC22: 818.609
    DC21: 818.609
    DC22: 818/.609
    BISAC V2.8: LCO019000
    LC classification: PS3611.E3335 A6 2014
    Imprint name
    Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing
    Publication date
    08 April 2014
    Publication City/Country
    New York
    Review quote
    "The writing Marina Keegan left behind offers a tantalizing taste of a literary voice still in development, yet already imbued with unusual insight, nuance, humor, and sensitivity."--Deborah Treisman, Fiction Editor, "The New Yorker"