The Lifespan of a Fact

by John D'Agata and Jim Fingal

Paperback, 123 pages, W W Norton & Co Inc, List Price: $17.95 | purchase

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The Lifespan of a Fact
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John D'Agata and Jim Fingal

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Depicts the arguments, negotiations and revisions that took place in correspondence between an essayist and his fact-checker, analyzing the boundaries of literary nonfiction and discussing the correlation between "truth" and "accuracy."

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