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I've Been Wrong Before

(2020)
A non fiction book by

 
 
From the award-winning essayist and author of the "shrewd as hell and hysterically funny" (Carmen Maria Machado, author of Her Body and Other Parties) novel Cheer Up, Mr. Widdicombe comes a moving and unforgettable essay collection about his travels around the globe as he reflects on the power and complexity of human relationships.

From the award-winning essay "Lover's Theme," in which Evan James explores the life of a drag queen in San Francisco, to his poignant story of coming out in "One Hell of a Homie," set against the backdrop of the 1992 film Class Act, this essay collection brilliantly captures both the beauty and pain of relationships - friendly, familiar, and romantic. I've Been Wrong Before is an eye-opening and heartfelt illustration of how our differences are often the things that bring us closer together. Masterfully balancing tremendous insight with startling humor, this absorbing collection features Evan James's "wry intelligence and sense of the absurd"

(R.O. Kwon, author of The Incendiaries) and is perfect for fans of Alexander Chee and Maggie Nelson.



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Paperback Editions

March 2020 : USA Paperback
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Title: I've Been Wrong Before: Essays
Author(s): Evan James
ISBN: 1-5011-9964-1 / 978-1-5011-9964-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Atria Books
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Audio Editions

April 2020 : USA Audio CD
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Title: I've Been Wrong Before: Essays
Author(s): Evan James
ISBN: 1-69660-092-8 / 978-1-69660-092-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: HighBridge Audio
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April 2020 : USA Audio edition
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Title: I've Been Wrong Before: Essays
Author(s): Evan James
Publisher: HighBridge, a division of Recorded Books
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April 2020 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: I've Been Wrong Before: Essays
Author(s): Evan James
Publisher: HighBridge, a division of Recorded Books
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Kindle Editions

March 2020 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: I've Been Wrong Before: Essays
Author(s): Evan James
Publisher: Atria Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA