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Best American Essays 2001

Best American Essays 2001 - 01 edition

ISBN13: 978-0618049318

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ISBN13: 978-0618049318
ISBN10: 0618049312
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 01
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Published: 2001
International: No

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Best American Essays 2001 - 01 edition

ISBN13: 978-0618049318

Kathleen Norris and Robert Eds. Atwan

ISBN13: 978-0618049318
ISBN10: 0618049312
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 01
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

Published: 2001
International: No
Summary

Since its inception in 1015, the Best American series has become the premier annual showcase for the country's finest short fiction and nonfiction. For each volume, a series editor reads pieces from hundreds of periodicals, then selects between fifty and a hundred outstanding works. That selection is pared down to the twenty or so very best pieces by a guest editor who is widely recognized as a leading writer in his or her field. This unique system has helped make the Best American series the most respected -- and most popular -- of its kind.

Author Bio

Atwan, Robert (Ed.) :


Since the inception of The Best American Essays in 1986 as a trade book title, Robert Atwan has been series editor. He has published reviews and essays in a range of periodicals and edited a number of other literature anthologies. Atwan most recently edited two collections of poetry with a Biblical theme, Chapters into Verse by Oxford University Press and Divine Inspiration by Oxford University Press.

Norris, Kathleen (Ed.) :

Table of Contents

Foreword
Introduction: Stories Around a Fire
In the Memory Mines
How to Pray: Reverence, Stories, and the Rebbe's Dream
The Bone Garden of Desire
Travels with R.L.S.
Mail
The Work of Mourning Vin Laforge
Calliope Times
India's American Imports
Refugium
On Impact
Blue Machinery of Summer
The Midnight Tour
Facing the Village
Book Marks
Trouble in the Tribe
Provincetown
Dust
Dear Harper: A Letter to a Godchild About God
The Fineness of Things
Cut Time
Exquisite Corpse
The Last Word
On Being Breathless
Upside Down and Backward
Biographical Notes
Notable Essays of 2000

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