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The bullfighter checks her makeup

my encounters with extraordinary people

by Susan Orlean

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Published by Random House Trade Paperbacks in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Biography -- 20th century,
    • United States -- Biography

    • Edition Notes

      Originally published: 1987.

      StatementSusan Orlean.
      GenreBiography.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsCT220 .O79 2002
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxv, 313 p. ;
      Number of Pages313
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3950062M
      ISBN 100375758631
      LC Control Number2001041877

      Praise for The Bullfighter Checks Her Make-Up “Orlean is compulsively curious sinfully enjoyable[Orlean] is a kind of latter-day de Tocqueville She makes her subjects and the places they inhabit seem utterly new as well as noble, sad and loopy a powerful portrait of life on the edge of the mainstream”. The Library Book 2, copies, reviews; The Orchid Thief: A True Story of Beauty and Obsession 2, copies, 54 reviews; Rin Tin Tin: The Life and the Legend copies, 30 reviews; The Bullfighter Checks Her Makeup copies, 8 reviews; The Best American Essays (Editor; Introduction) copies, 1 review; My Kind of Place: Travel Stories from a .


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