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Best American Essays 2006

ISBN-10: 0618705295
ISBN-13: 9780618705290
Edition: 2006
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Description: Edited by the best-selling writer Lauren Slater, this year"s Best American Essays highlights provocative, lively writing from many of our brightest literary lights. Contributors include Adam Gopnik, Scott Turow, MarjorieWilliams, Poe Ballantine, and  More...

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Book details

List price: $17.95
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company
Publication date: 10/11/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 304
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.638
Language: English

Edited by the best-selling writer Lauren Slater, this year"s Best American Essays highlights provocative, lively writing from many of our brightest literary lights. Contributors include Adam Gopnik, Scott Turow, MarjorieWilliams, Poe Ballantine, and others.

Robert Atwan is the series editor of The Best American Essays. He recently edited Divine Inspiration, a volume of world poetry on the Gospels.

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Foreword
Introduction
Kinsey and Me
from Elle
501 Minutes to Christ
from The Sun
Teaching the N-Word
from The American Scholar
City Out of Breath
from Manoa
Beginning Dialogues
from Creative Nonfiction
The Culture of Celebrity
from The Weekly Standard
Whistling in the Dark
from The Sewanee Review
Death of a Fish
from The New Yorker
Relief
from Hotel Amerika
Grammar Lessons: The Subjunctive Mood
from Crab Orchard Review
Lost Dog
from The New Yorker
George
from Southwest Review
Shame
from Black Clock
Illness as More Than Metaphor
from The New York Times Magazine
Recalled to Life
from The New Yorker
Confessions of a Left-Handed Man
from The Literary Review
Why Write?
from The Cincinnati Review
Group Grief
from The Hudson Review
Missing Bellow
from The Atlantic Monthly
A Matter of Life and Death
from Vanity Fair
Biographical Notes
Notable Essays of 2005

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