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    DescriptionPaul Auster's most intimate autobiographical work to date"In the beginning, everything was alive. The smallest objects were endowed with beating hearts . . ."Having recalled his life through the story of his physical self in "Winter Journal," internationally acclaimed novelist Paul Auster now remembers the experience of his development from within through the encounters of his interior self with the outer world in "Report from the Interior."From his baby's-eye view of the man in the moon, to his childhood worship of the movie cowboy Buster Crabbe, to the composition of his first poem at the age of nine, to his dawning awareness of the injustices of American life, "Report from the Interior" charts Auster's moral, political, and intellectual journey as he inches his way toward adulthood through the postwar 1950s and into the turbulent 1960s. Auster evokes the sounds, smells, and tactile sensations that marked his early life--and the many images that came at him, including moving images (he adored cartoons, he was in love with films), until, at its unique climax, the book breaks away from prose into pure imagery: The final section of "Report from the Interior" recapitulates the first three parts, told in an album of pictures. At once a story of the times--which makes it everyone's story--and the story of the emerging consciousness of a renowned literary artist, this four-part work answers the challenge of autobiography in ways rarely, if ever, seen before. A "Kirkus Reviews "Best Nonfiction Book of 2013


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    Title
    Report from the Interior
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Paul Auster, Read by Paul Auster
    Physical properties
    Format: CD-Audio
    Number of pages: 6
    Width: 133 mm
    Height: 151 mm
    Thickness: 16 mm
    Weight: 177 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781427233349
    ISBN 10: 1427233349
    Classifications

    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: BIO
    LC subject heading:
    BIC subject category V2: BGLA
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T4.5A
    B&T General Subject: 170
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 03
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    DC22: B
    BISAC V2.8: BIO007000
    LC subject heading: , ,
    DC21: 818.5403
    Ingram Subject Code: JA
    Libri: I-JA
    B&T Approval Code: P26100490
    DC22: 818/.5403
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 55710
    BISAC V2.8: BIO026000
    LC subject heading:
    B&T Approval Code: C26010000
    LC classification: PS3551.U77 Z46 2013C
    Edition
    Unabridged
    Edition statement
    Unabridged
    Publisher
    MACMILLAN AUDIO
    Imprint name
    MACMILLAN AUDIO
    Publication date
    19 November 2013
    Author Information
    Paul Auster is the bestselling author of Winter Journal, Sunset Park, Invisible, The Book of Illusions, and The New York Trilogy, among many other works. He has been awarded the Prince of Asturias Prize for Literature, the Prix Medicis Etranger, the Independent Spirit Award, and the Premio Napoli. He is a member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters, the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and a Commandeur de l'Ordre des Arts et des Lettres. He lives in Brooklyn, New York.