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The Princeton anthology of writing : favorite pieces by the Ferris/McGraw writers at Princeton University

Author: John McPhee; Carol Rigolot
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, ©2001.
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In 1957 - long before colleges awarded degrees in creative nonfiction - Princeton began honoring talented literary journalists. Since then, fifty-nine of the finest, most dedicated, and most  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John McPhee; Carol Rigolot
ISBN: 069108680X 9780691086804 0691086818 9780691086811
OCLC Number: 47946687
Notes: Includes index.
Description: x, 373 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Preface / John McPhee --
Beauty for Ashes / David K. Shipler --
A View of Mountains / Jonathan Schell --
The Boat / Haynes Johnson --
Josephine Guezou / Jane Kramer --
Twentieth-Century Odyssey / Robert Donovan --
A Farewell to Hue / Don Oberdorfer --
Looking for Trouble / Leslie Cockburn --
The Forthright Estate: In Praise of the Newspaper Column / Karl E. Meyer --
Code of Ethics / Roger Mudd --
Father of His Country / Paul Taylor --
Workplace Discrimination / Stuart S. Taylor, Jr. --
Harassment by Kids: Are More Lawsuits the Answer? / Stuart S. Taylor, Jr. --
Driver's Education / Larry L. King --
People and Character / Irving Dilliard --
Saving the Nation / Victor Navasky --
Faith, Sex, Mystery / Richard Gilman --
My Own Vox Pop / Richard Stengel --
Stardom? They'd Rather Pass / Richard Stengel --
Space Invaders / Richard Stengel --
The Country Is at Crisis Point / Charlotte Grimes --
Memo to Conservatives: Family Ties Are the Strongest Values of All / Charlotte Grimes --
All Sentient Beings / Barbara Crossette --
When Worlds Collide / Ronald Steel --
First Born, Fast Grown: The Manful Life of Nicholas, 10 / Isabel Wilkerson --
Massacre at Columbine High School / Nancy Gibbs --
Gender in the Classroom / Deborah Tannen --
Cop-Out on Class: Why Private School Are Today's Draft Deferments / Jonathan Alter --
It's a Wonderful Legacy / Jonathan Alter --
The Era of Bad Feeling / Jonathan Alter --
Two of a Kind / Jim Hoagland --
Truly a Nation ... / Jim Hoagland --
A Little Homer at the Beach / Jim Hoagland --
Why I Can't Write Fiction / Lawrence Weschler --
On Robert Lowell / Blair Clark --
The Miss Dennis School of Writing / Alice Steinbach --
Meeting Mahfouz / Milton Viorst --
Critic's Notebook / Richard Eder --
L'Atalante / Terrence Rafferty --
Annie of Corsica / Jeremy Bernstein --
Two Deaths --
One Then, One Now: On Losing a Father, a Newspaperman / John Darnton --
Heavy Lifting / Geoffrey Wolff --
Lenin Peak / Christopher Wren --
From So Simple a Beginning / Jonathan Weiner --
Pioneer 10 Pushes Beyond Goals, Into the Unknown / John Noble Wilford --
Get Set to Say Hi to the Neighbors / John Noble Wilford --
Left the Light On, But Nobody Came / Malcolm W. Browne --
The Invisible Flying Cat / Malcolm W. Browne --
At Least the Monsters Survive / Malcolm W. Browne --
Beauty, as Scientists Behold It / Malcolm W. Browne --
Manual Labor / James Gleick --
Maintenance Not Included / James Gleick --
At Last, Shout of "Eureka!" in Age-Old Math Mystery / Gina Kolata --
Scientist Reports First Cloning Ever of Adult Mammal / Gina Kolata --
What If We Succeed? / Walter Sullivan --
Deus Conservat Omnia / Harrison E. Salisbury --
Introduction to Morgan, American Financier / Jean Strouse --
Down Twenty-Three Steps / Robert K. Massie --
The Forest Coup / David Remnick --
Pictures from the Rubble Patch / Jonathan Sanders --
A Corner of Russia / Serge Schmemann --
Goodbye to Rafah / Gloria Emerson --
Mock Democracy / William Greider --
The Big Barbecue / Landon Y. Jones, Jr. --
The Rope Line / Samuel G. Freedman --
Nixonland / Francine du Plessix Gray --
Consultants: The Men Who Came to Dinner / Walter Guzzardi --
Class Act / Jeremy Treglown --
The New American Heartland / John Herbers --
The 1950s / Charles Kaiser --
Jazz: Music Beyond Time and Nations / Nat Hentoff --
Miracle Kid / Lucinda Franks --
Travels of the Rock / John McPhee.
Responsibility: John McPhee and Carol Rigolot, editors.
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