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The best American travel writing. / 2012

Author: William T Vollmann
Publisher: New York : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2012.
Series: Best American series.
Edition/Format:   eBook : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Best American Series & reg; First, Best, and Best-Selling The Best American series is the premier annual showcase for the country's finest short fiction and nonfiction. Each volume's series editor selects notable works from hundreds of magazines, journals, and websites. A special guest editor, a leading writer in the field, then chooses the best twenty or so pieces to publish. This unique system has made the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
(CaONFJC)cou55015241
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: William T Vollmann
ISBN: 9780547809137 0547809131 1299900674 9781299900677
OCLC Number: 820851210
Notes: "A Mariner original."
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: How to explore like a real Victorian adventurer from The believer / Monte Reel --
The telltale scribes of Timbuktu from National geographic / Peter Gwin --
Chernobyl, my primeval, teeming, irradiated Eden from Outside / Henry Shukman --
Garbage city from VQR / Elliott D. Woods --
My days with the anti-Mafia from The Missouri revew / Thomas Swick --
City of walls from The American scholar / Robin Kirk --
Now ye know who the bosses are here now from McSweeney's / J. Malcolm Garcia --
The wicked coast from The Atlantic / Paul Theroux --
Letter from Paris from The Houston review / Michael Gorra --
The reckoning from The New York times magazine / Kenan Trebincevic --
The Tijuana Sports Hall of Fame from Grantland / Bryan Curtis --
Holy city of the Wichitas from Ecotone / Kimberly Meyer --
Momento mori from The believer / Dimiter Kenarov --
Maximum India from Condé nast traveler / Pico Iyer --
Keeping watch from Harper's magazine / Lynn Freed --
Walking the border from Esquire / Luke Dittrich --
Amundsen schlepped here from Outside ; Conquering an infinite cave from National geographic by Mark Jenkins --
Railroad semantics from Railroad semantics / Aaron Dactyl.
Series Title: Best American series.
Responsibility: edited and with an introduction by William T. Vollmann.

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The Best American Series & reg; First, Best, and Best-Selling The Best American series is the premier annual showcase for the country's finest short fiction and nonfiction. Each volume's series editor selects notable works from hundreds of magazines, journals, and websites. A special guest editor, a leading writer in the field, then chooses the best twenty or so pieces to publish. This unique system has made the Best American series the most respected - and most popular - of its kind. The Best American Travel Writing 2012 includes Bryan Curtis, Lynn Freed, J. Malcolm Garcia, Peter Gwin, Pico Iyer, Mark Jenkins, Dimiter Kenarov, Robin Kirk, Kimberly Meyer, Paul Theroux, and others.

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