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A Dangerous Profession

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Frederick Busch has an enduring love affair with great books, and here he brilliantly communicates his passion to us all. Whether expounding on Melville or Dickens, or celebrating Hemingway or O'Hara, he explains what literature can ineffably reveal about our own lives. For Busch, there was no other recourse save the "dangerous profession;" it was to be his calling, and in these piercing essays, he demonstrates that we as a culture ignore the fundamental truths about fiction only at our own

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ISBN:9780312246082
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Trajectory Index

Words: 74,086
Unique Words: 7,181
Complexity Index: 70
Reading Level: 8.0
Avg Sentence (words): 17.89
Avg Word (chars): 4.21
Chapters: 27
Paragraphs: 2,169
Adult Reading Time: 4:56
Sentiment: -0.003
Intensity: 0.104
People: 543
Places: 197
Brands: 32
Things: 238
SAT Words: 882
Goodreads Rating: 3.59
Trajectory China 300: 224
TOEFL Words: 66
IELTS Words: 368
Nouns 55.0%
Verbs 24.8%
Adjectives 12.6%
Adverbs 4.5%
Other 3.2%
Profanity: 30
Explicit Activity: 1
Violence: 47

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