Buy Used
$0.25
+ $3.99 shipping
Used: Good | Details
Condition: Used: Good
Comment: Book shows minor use. Cover and Binding have minimal wear, and the pages have only minimal creases. Free State Books. Never settle for less.
Have one to sell? Sell on Amazon
Flip to back Flip to front
Listen Playing... Paused   You're listening to a sample of the Audible audio edition.
Learn more
See all 2 images

My Silk Purse and Yours: The Publishing Scene and American Literary Art Hardcover – September, 1992


See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions
Amazon Price New from Used from
Hardcover
"Please retry"
$0.95 $0.25

The Amazon Book Review
The Amazon Book Review
Check out The Amazon Book Review, our editors' fresh new blog featuring interviews with authors, book reviews, quirky essays on book trends, and regular columns by our editors. Explore now
NO_CONTENT_IN_FEATURE

Best Books of the Month
Best Books of the Month
Want to know our Editors' picks for the best books of the month? Browse Best Books of the Month, featuring our favorite new books in more than a dozen categories.

Product Details

  • Hardcover: 336 pages
  • Publisher: Univ of Missouri Pr; First Edition edition (September 1992)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0826208665
  • ISBN-13: 978-0826208668
  • Product Dimensions: 1.2 x 6.2 x 9.2 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.2 pounds
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #1,944,520 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

Editorial Reviews

From Library Journal

In essays and reviews of different lengths, novelist-poet-critic Garrett first deplores the politics and self-serving timidity of today's (New York) publishing establishment. Then, in prose discursive and unpretentiously erudite, he examines writers who have been unfairly denied star status. Except for a savage review of Norman Podhoretz's Making It (1968), these refreshingly independent-minded pieces celebrate daring, honest writing wherever Garrett finds it--in the past (novelist Mary Johnston, who died in 1936), as well as in the present (Shelby Foote, Fred Chappell, Reynolds Price, and others, mostly Southern). A lively collection.
- Charles C. Nash, Cottey Coll., Nevada, Mo.
Copyright 1992 Reed Business Information, Inc.

Customer Reviews

There are no customer reviews yet.
5 star
4 star
3 star
2 star
1 star
Share your thoughts with other customers

More About the Author

Discover books, learn about writers, read author blogs, and more.