The Discomfort Zone: A Personal History by Jonathan Franzen

The Discomfort Zone: A Personal History

by Jonathan Franzen

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Categories: Biography & Autobiography

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A "New York Times" Notable Book of the Year "The Discomfort Zone" is Jonathan Franzen's tale of growing up, squirming in his own uber-sensitive skin, from a "small and fundamentally ridiculous person," into an adult with strong inconvenient passions. Whether he's writing about the explosive dynamics of a Christian youth fellowship in the 1970s, the effects of Kafka's fiction on his protracted quest to lose his virginity, or the web of connections between bird watching, his all-consuming marriage, and the problem of global warming, Franzen is always feelingly engaged with the world we live in now. "The Discomfort Zone" is a wise, funny, and gorgeously written self-portrait by one of America's finest writers.

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Weight: 0.44 lbs

ISBN-10: 0007234252

ISBN-13: 9780007234257

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Used - Acceptable (1 available) Ships from the UK. Former Library book. Shows definite wear, and perhaps considerable marking on inside.

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