Our Boston: Writers Celebrate the City They Love Andrew Blauner

ISBN: 9781483006093

Published: after the tragedy in Boston, Patriots Day 2013, this book honors the city of Boston. It honors and memorializes those who were injured or killed on that day, as well as the brave souls who...Read full review

Bob

rated it4 of 5 stars
about 2 years ago

if youre at all familiar with boston, this is a good collection. some great and evocative writing herewith.
Alice

rated it3 of 5 stars
almost 2 years ago

Shelves:2014-books
I got this book at a really awful holiday party at work and it somehow captured so much of why Im not yet totally sold on Boston. It was too much about sports and ancient history and who people knew - blah. I learned some fun new facts and some stories were good, but

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Our Boston: Writers Celebrate the City They Love  by  Andrew Blauner

Our Boston: Writers Celebrate the City They Love by Andrew Blauner
after the tragedy in Boston, Patriots Day 2013, this book honors the city of Boston. It honors and memorializes those who were injured or killed on that day, as well as the brave souls who...Read full review
Bob

rated it4 of 5 stars
about 2 years ago

if youre at all familiar with boston, this is a good collection. some great and evocative writing herewith.
Alice

rated it3 of 5 stars
almost 2 years ago

Shelves:2014-books
I got this book at a really awful holiday party at work and it somehow captured so much of why Im not yet totally sold on Boston. It was too much about sports and ancient history and who people knew - blah. I learned some fun new facts and some stories were good, but | Audio CD | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, audiobook, mp3, ZIP | | ISBN: 9781483006093 | 10.68 Mb

What defines Boston? Its history? Its landmarks? Its sports teams and shrines?Perhaps the question should be, who defines Boston? From Henry David Thoreau to Dennis Lehane, Boston has been beloved by many of America s greatest writers, and there isMoreWhat defines Boston? Its history? Its landmarks? Its sports teams and shrines?Perhaps the question should be, who defines Boston? From Henry David Thoreau to Dennis Lehane, Boston has been beloved by many of America s greatest writers, and there is no better group of men and women to capture the heart and soul of the Hub.

In Our Boston, editor Andrew Blauner has collected both original and reprinted essays from Boston-area writers past and present, all celebrating the city they love. In the wake of the Boston Marathon bombing, they responded to his call to celebrate this great city by providing almost all brand-new works, and forgoing royalties in order to support the survivors and their families.From Mike Barnicle to Pico Iyer, Susan Orlean to George Plimpton, Leigh Montville to Lesley Visser, Pagan Kennedy to James Atlas, here is a collection of the best essays by our best writers on one of America s greatest cities.



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