Best American Essays

ISBN-10: 1439083878

ISBN-13: 9781439083871

Edition: 6th 2011

Authors: Robert Atwan

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List price: $74.95
Edition: 6th
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Wadsworth
Publication date: 1/1/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 464
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.990
Language: English

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

Introduction and Prologue
The Personal Voice: Identity, Diversity, Self-Discovery
"The Telephone"
"Silent Dancing"
"Becoming Adolph"
"Westbury Court"
"The Blue Machinery of Summer"
"Book Marks
"The Inheritance of Tools"
"Tripp Lake"
"Mother Tongue"
The Attentive Mind: Observation, Reflection, Insight
"Stunt Pilot"
"Joyas Voladoras"
"Sister Bernadette's Barking Dog"
"A Lovely Sort of Lower Purpose"
"The Dark Art of Description"
"The Lesbian Bride's Handbook"
"The Stone Horse"
"They All Just Went Away
"This Old House"
"Ali in Havana"
The Public Shpere: Advocacy, Argumement, Controversy
"Shouting 'Fire!'"
"An Orgy of Power"
"What's Wrong with Animal Rights"
"On Seeing England for the First Time"
"Our Vanishing Night"
"The Mansion: A Subprime Parable"
"Living Will"
"A Carnivore's Credo"
"The Singer Solution to World Poverty"
"Apocalypse Now"
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