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The best American magazine writing, 2006

Author: American Society of Magazine Editors.
Publisher: New York : Columbia University Press, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Showcases articles written by a variety of journalists judged as finalists or winners in a contest sponsored by the American Society of Magazine Editors, and addresses topics ranging from reporting to feature writing.
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Best American magazine writing, 2006.
New York : Columbia University Press, 2006
(OCoLC)608418699
Online version:
Best American magazine writing, 2006.
New York : Columbia University Press, 2006
(OCoLC)629841272
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: American Society of Magazine Editors.
ISBN: 0231139934 9780231139939
OCLC Number: 76941812
Description: xiv, 446 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: Genome tome / Priscilla Long --
The man who sold the war / James bamford --
Host / David Foster Wallace --
Recruit / Jesse Katz --
A matter of life and death / Marjorie Williams --
Mired / Hendrik Hertzberg --
Humboldt's gift / Sven Birkerts --
Death of a mountain / Eril Reese --
The last outlaw / Chris Heath --
Love and death in the Cape Fear serpentarium / Wendy Brenner --
Girl meets bluegill / Bill Heavey --
The climate of man --
I / Elizabeth Kolbert --
Upon this rock / John Jeremiah Sullivan --
Caution : women seething / James Wolcott --
A world unto himself / Wyatt Mason --
Smother / Joyce Carol Oates.
Responsibility: compiled by the American Society of Magazine Editors.

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