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    • On Immunity

    • An Inoculation
    • By: Eula Biss
    • Narrated by: Tamara Marston
    • Length: 6 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4 out of 5 stars 474
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      4 out of 5 stars 404
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      4 out of 5 stars 401

    In this bold, fascinating book, Biss investigates the metaphors and myths surrounding our conception of immunity and its implications for the individual and the social body. As she hears more and more fears about vaccines, Biss researches what they mean for her own child, her immediate community, America, and the world, both historically and in the present moment.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • More than I Expected

    • By Debbie on 10-13-14

    Regular price: $18.86

    • Notes from No Man’s Land

    • American Essays
    • By: Eula Biss
    • Narrated by: Jennifer Van Dyck
    • Length: 6 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 32
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      4 out of 5 stars 28
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 30

    In a book that begins with a series of lynchings and ends with a series of apologies, Eula Biss explores race in America. Her response to the topic is informed by the experiences chronicled in these essays - teaching in a Harlem school on the morning of 9/11, reporting for an African American newspaper in San Diego, watching the aftermath of Katrina from a college town in Iowa, and settling in Chicago’s most diverse neighborhood.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Well Written (If Not Well Thought Out)

    • By KHarrang on 07-28-14

    Regular price: $19.95