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The best American essays of the century. Volume 1

Author: Joyce Carol OatesMark TwainPeter KovnerZora Neale HurstonGloria NaylorAll authors
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : Houghton Mifflin Co., ℗2001.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on Cassette : Cassette recording : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Twelve unabridged essays featuring a wide variety of contemporary writers reading classics of the genre, along with authors reading their own work.
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Material Type: Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Joyce Carol Oates; Mark Twain; Peter Kovner; Zora Neale Hurston; Gloria Naylor; F Scott Fitzgerald; Robert Frost; Langston Hughes; Mary McCarthy; Paul Beatty; Eudora Welty; Katha Pollitt; Kaye Gibbons; Donald Hall; Richard Rodriguez; Gerald Lyn Early; Cynthia Ozick; Annie Dillard
ISBN: 0618127666 9780618127665
OCLC Number: 47645612
Notes: Unabridged.
Title from cassette surface.
Performer(s): Individul essays read by: Peter Kovner, Gloria Naylor, George Plimpton, Peter Davison, Paul Beatty, Katha Pollitt, Kaye Gibbons, Donald Hall, Jorge Pupo, Annie Dillard, Cynthia Ozick, Gerald Early.
Description: 4 audiocassettes (approximately 5 hr.) : analog
Contents: Introduction / Joyce Carol Oates --
Corn-pone opinions / Mark Twain --
How it feels to be colored me / Zora Neale Hurston --
The crack-up / F. Scott Fitzgeral --
The figure a poem makes / Robert Frost --
Bop / Langston Hughes --
Artists in uniform / Mary McCarthy --
A sweet devouring / Eudora Welty --
A hundred thousand straightened nails / Donald Hall --
Aria: memoir of a bilingual childhood / Richard Rodriguez --
Total eclipse / Annie Dillard --
A drugstore in winter / Cynthia Ozick --
Life with daughters: watching the Miss America pageant / Gerald Early.
Other Titles: Selected essays from The best American essays of the century.
Responsibility: Joyce Carol Oates, editor.

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Twelve unabridged essays featuring a wide variety of contemporary writers reading classics of the genre, along with authors reading their own work.

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