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Jack Hitt

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JACK HITT is a contributing editor to the New York Times Magazine, The New Yorker, and public radio’s This American Life. He also writes for Rolling Stone, GQ, Wired, and, of course, Garden & Gun. He has won the Peabody Award, as well as the Livingston and Pope Foundation Awards.

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Bunch of Amateurs
Inside America's Hidden World of Inventors, Tinkerers, and Job Creators
Written by Jack Hitt


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
Publisher: Broadway Books
On Sale: May 14, 2013
Price: $15.95

In Bunch of Amateurs, Jack Hitt draws an important look at amateurs and their pursuits—from a tattooed young woman in the Bay Area trying to splice a jellyfish’s glow-in-the-dark gene into common yogurt to a space fanatic on the brink of developing the next generation of telescopes from his mobile home.

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Bunch of Amateurs
A Search for the American Character
Written by Jack Hitt


Format: eBook, 288 pages
Publisher: Crown
On Sale: May 15, 2012
Price: $11.99

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