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Make It Scream, Make It Burn

Leslie Jamison

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Granta Books
05 November 2019
Biography; Memoirs; Literary essays; Reportage & collected journalism
'Intelligent, compassionate, and so fiercely, prodigiously brave. This is the essay at its creative, philosophical best' - Eleanor Catton, author of The Luminaries on The Empathy Exams A profound exploration of the oceanic depths of longing and obsession, Make It Scream, Make It Burn is a book about why and how we tell stories. It takes the reader deep into the lives of strangers - from a woman healed by the song of 'the loneliest whale in the world' to a family convinced their child is a reincarnation of a lost pilot - and asks how we can bear witness to the changing truths of others' lives while striving to find a deeper connection to the complexities of our own.
By:   Leslie Jamison
Imprint:   Granta Books
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Dimensions:   Height: 216mm,  Width: 135mm,  Spine: 16mm
Weight:   263g
ISBN:   9781783781553
ISBN 10:   1783781556
Pages:   272
Publication Date:   05 November 2019
Audience:   General/trade ,  ELT Advanced
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Widely considered one of the defining voices of her generation, Leslie Jamison is the author of the New York Times bestsellers The Recovering and The Empathy Exams as well as the novel The Gin Closet. Raised in Los Angeles and educated at Harvard, she now lives in New York.

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