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The best American essays 1988

Author: Annie Dillard; Robert Atwan
Publisher: New York : Ticknor & Fields, 1988.
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Compiles a selection of the best literary essays of the year 1987 which were originally published in American periodicals.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Annie Dillard; Robert Atwan
ISBN: 0899197302 9780899197302 0899197299 9780899197296
OCLC Number: 18722971
Description: xxii, 328 p. ; 22 cm.
Contents: Foreword / Robert Atwan --
Introduction / Annie Dillard --
London --
1944 / Mary Lee Settle --
Kinds of water / Anne Carson --
After Yitzl / Albert Goldbarth --
Okinawa : the bloodiest battle of all / William Manchester --
The feeling of flying / Samuel Hynes --
Gettysburg / Arthur C. Danto --
Home / William Kittredge --
Heroes among the barbarians / James McConkey --
My two one-eyed coaches / George Garrett --
Beacons burning down / Bernard Cooper --
L'après-midi de Mary Garden / Paul Horgan --
The heart of the seasons / Elizabeth Hardwick --
Dreaming in public : a Provincetown memoir / Susan Mitchell --
On the pilgrim's path to Lourdes / Eleanor Munro --
A mask on the face of death / Richard Selzer --
Walls : a journey to Auburn / Kenneth A. McClane --
Notes from the country club / Kimberly Wozencraft --
Wadi-bashing in Arabia deserta / Russell Fraser --
The honorable member for Houghton / E.J. Kahn, Jr. --
Reading philosophy at night / Charles Simic --
Biographical notes --
Notable essays of 1987.
Responsibility: edited and with an introduction by Annie Dillard ; Robert Atwan, series editor.

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Compiles a selection of the best literary essays of the year 1987 which were originally published in American periodicals.

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