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John d’agata is the author of halls of fame, about a mountain, and the lifespan of a fact, as well as the editor of the 3-volume series a new history of the essay. John d’agata is the editor of the making of the american essay, the author of halls of fame and the lifespan of a fact, and the editor of the next american essay and the lost origins of the.
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