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    DescriptionThis exuberantly praised--and uproariously funny--first collection of nonfiction pieces by one of the most acclaimed and adventurous writers of our time--the author of Infinite Jest--reconfirms Mr. Wallace's stature as one of his generation's preeminent talents (New York Times).


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    Title
    A Supposedly Fun Thing I'll Never Do Again
    Subtitle
    Essays and Arguments
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) David Foster Wallace
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 368
    Width: 153 mm
    Height: 235 mm
    Thickness: 24 mm
    Weight: 404 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780316925280
    ISBN 10: 0316925284
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 21500
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T3.4
    BIC E4L: LIT
    BIC subject category V2: DNF
    B&T General Subject: 360
    B&T Book Type: FI
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    LC subject heading:
    Ingram Subject Code: LC
    Libri: I-LC
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 94
    DC21: 814.54
    DC22: 814.54
    B&T Approval Code: A26650000
    BISAC V2.8: LCO010000
    DC22: 814/.54
    B&T Approval Code: A26454500
    LC classification: PS3573.A425635 S86 1998
    BISAC V2.8: FIC019000
    Thema V1.0: DNL
    Edition statement
    Reprint
    Publisher
    Little, Brown & Company
    Imprint name
    Little, Brown & Company
    Publication date
    02 February 1998
    Publication City/Country
    New York
    Author Information
    David Foster Wallace was born in Ithaca, New York, in 1962 and raised in Illinois, where he was a regionally ranked junior tennis player. He received bachelor of arts degrees in philosophy and English from Amherst College and wrote what would become his first novel, The Broom of the System, as his senior English thesis. He received a masters of fine arts from University of Arizona in 1987 and briefly pursued graduate work in philosophy at Harvard University. His second novel, Infinite Jest, was published in 1996. Wallace taught creative writing at Emerson College, Illinois State University, and Pomona College, and published the story collections Girl with Curious Hair, Brief Interviews with Hideous Men, Oblivion, the essay collections A Supposedly Fun Thing I'll Never Do Again, and Consider the Lobster. He was awarded the MacArthur Fellowship, a Lannan Literary Award, and a Whiting Writers' Award, and was appointed to the Usage Panel for The American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language. He died in 2008. His last novel, The Pale King, was published in 2011.