At home : essays, 1982-1988
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New York : Random House, [1988].
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1st American ed.
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x, 303 pages ; 25 cm.
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La Farge
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Presents twenty-three new essays that examine the leadership of present-day America, from presidents to born-again Christians, as well as Vidal's thoughts on writers of today and yesteryear.

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9780394570204, 0394570200

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Published in somewhat different form in 1987 by André Deutsch, London, under title: Armageddon? : essays, 1983-1987.
Description
Presents twenty-three new essays that examine the leadership of present-day America, from presidents to born-again Christians, as well as Vidal's thoughts on writers of today and yesteryear.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Vidal, G. (1988). At home: essays, 1982-1988. 1st American ed. New York: Random House.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Vidal, Gore, 1925-2012. 1988. At Home: Essays, 1982-1988. New York: Random House.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Vidal, Gore, 1925-2012, At Home: Essays, 1982-1988. New York: Random House, 1988.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Vidal, Gore. At Home: Essays, 1982-1988. 1st American ed. New York: Random House, 1988. Print.

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