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The Best American Essays 2018

Author: Hilton Als
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company : Mariner Books, 2018.
Series: Best American series.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The award-winning critic and essayist Hilton Als picks the best essays of the year from hundreds of magazines, journals, and websites.
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Genre/Form: Essays
Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Hilton Als
ISBN: 9780544817432 0544817435
OCLC Number: 1052613207
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Intro; Front Matter; Half Title; Guest Editors of the Best American Essays; Title; Copyright; Contents; Foreword; Introduction; Marilyn Abildskov: The Trick: Notes Toward a Theory of Plot; Noam Chomsky: Prospects for Survival; Paul Crenshaw: Cadence; Edwidge Danticat: All the Home You've Got; Faith; Witness; Prayer; Grace; Steven Harvey: The Other Steve Harvey; The Other Steve Harvey; The Other Trayvon Martin; The Other Barack Obama; The Other?; The Mother; The Other Mother; The Other Father; The Other; Another Trayvon; The Other Steve Harvey; Leslie Jamison: The March on Everywhere Beth Uznis Johnson: Your Friend/My Friend, TedHeidi Julavits: The Art at the End of the World; Jennifer Kabat: Rain Like Cotton; Part I: Sand; Part II: Roads; Part III. Clouds; Suki Kim: Land of Darkness; David Wong Louie: Eat, Memory; Amit Majmudar: Five Famous Asian War Photographs; That Nameless Afghan Girl on the Cover of National Geographic; That Guy in Saigon Who Is About to Get His Brains Blown Out; Douglas MacArthur Wades Ashore in the Philippines; That Buddhist Monk Who Has Set Himself on Fire; The Detainee at Abu Ghraib Hooded and Draped in Black; Rick Moody: Notes on Lazarus Timothy O'Keefe: You Are the PhenomenologyPhilippe Petit: In Search of Fear; The Body Language of Fear; The Taste of Fear; The Music of Fear; How to Disrupt the Body Language of Fear; How to Eliminate the Taste of Fear; How to Silence the Music of Fear; Lastly, the Ultimate Weapon of Fear Destruction, Valid for All of the Above; Thomas Powers: The Big Thing on His Mind; David Salle: Clothes That Don't Need You; Luc Sante: Maybe the People Would Be the Times; Kathryn Schulz: Losing Streak; John Seabrook: My Father's Cellar; Adam Shatz: No Direction Home: The Journey of Frantz Fanon Sherry Simpson: Lucky YouClifford Thompson: The Moon, the World, the Dream; Baron Wormser: Hannah Arendt in New York; Back Matter; Contributors' Notes; Notable Essays and Literary Nonfiction of 2017; Notable Special Issues of 2017; The Best American Series; Back Cover; Spine
Series Title: Best American series.
Responsibility: edited and with an introduction by Hilton Als.

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The award-winning critic and essayist Hilton Als picks the best essays of the year from hundreds of magazines, journals, and websites.

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