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The best American essays, edited and with an introduction by Robert Atwan

Label
The best American essays
Title
The best American essays
Statement of responsibility
edited and with an introduction by Robert Atwan
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Drawn from the acclaimed Best American Essays series.these thirty-six essays reflect some of the most compelling writing in the genre. -Back cover. This version is designed for college students and classroom use. -Pref
Action
committed to retain for EAST
Cataloging source
DLC
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS688
LC item number
.B48 1998
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Atwan, Robert
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  • American essays
  • American essays
Label
The best American essays, edited and with an introduction by Robert Atwan
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 1. Personal voice,identity, diversity, self-discovery: Hair / Marcia Aldrich --Silent dancing / Judith Ortiz Cofer--Burl's / Bernard Cooper -- In the kitchen / Henry Louis Gates, Jr. -- Kubota / Garrett Hongo -- On seeing England for the first time / Jamaica Kincaid -- Vital signs / Natalie Kusz -- Coming home again / Chang-Rae Lee -- Oranges and sweet sister boy /Judy Ruiz -- The inheritance of tools / Scott Russell Sanders - - Mother tongue / Amy Tan -- The gangster we are all looking for / Lê Thi Diem Thúy
  • 2. The Attentive mind [...]: Think about it / Frank Conroy -- The stunt pilot / Annie Dillard -- Spring / Gretel Ehrlich -- Take the F / Ian Frazier -- Heaven and nature / Edward Hoagland -- No wonder they call me a bitch / Ann Hodgman -- Salt / Diana Kappel-Smith -- The stone horse / Barry Lopez -- They all just went away / Joyce Carol Oates -- Owls / Mary Oliver -- Crickets, bats, cats & chaos / Lewis Thomas -- The mystery of Mickey Mouse / John Updike.-- 3. The public sphere [...]: Yes, Oswald alone killed Kennedy / Jacob Cohen -- Hooked / Stanley Crouch -- Shouting "Fire!" / Alan M. Dershowitz
  • Who shot Johnny? / Debra Dickerson -- Understanding Afrocentrism why blacks dream of a world without whites / Gerald Early -- Counters and cable cars / Stephen Jay Gould -- What's wrong with animal rights / Vicki Hearne-- We are still only human / Verlyn Klinkenborg-- Talking AIDS to death / Randy Shilts-- A century of cinema / Susan Sontag -- On being black and middle class / Shelby Steele -- The killing game / Joy Williams
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
College ed., 2nd ed.
Extent
xviii, 445 pages
Isbn
9780395870907
Lccn
97072434
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)38371283
  • (OCoLC)ocm38371283
Label
The best American essays, edited and with an introduction by Robert Atwan
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 1. Personal voice,identity, diversity, self-discovery: Hair / Marcia Aldrich --Silent dancing / Judith Ortiz Cofer--Burl's / Bernard Cooper -- In the kitchen / Henry Louis Gates, Jr. -- Kubota / Garrett Hongo -- On seeing England for the first time / Jamaica Kincaid -- Vital signs / Natalie Kusz -- Coming home again / Chang-Rae Lee -- Oranges and sweet sister boy /Judy Ruiz -- The inheritance of tools / Scott Russell Sanders - - Mother tongue / Amy Tan -- The gangster we are all looking for / Lê Thi Diem Thúy
  • 2. The Attentive mind [...]: Think about it / Frank Conroy -- The stunt pilot / Annie Dillard -- Spring / Gretel Ehrlich -- Take the F / Ian Frazier -- Heaven and nature / Edward Hoagland -- No wonder they call me a bitch / Ann Hodgman -- Salt / Diana Kappel-Smith -- The stone horse / Barry Lopez -- They all just went away / Joyce Carol Oates -- Owls / Mary Oliver -- Crickets, bats, cats & chaos / Lewis Thomas -- The mystery of Mickey Mouse / John Updike.-- 3. The public sphere [...]: Yes, Oswald alone killed Kennedy / Jacob Cohen -- Hooked / Stanley Crouch -- Shouting "Fire!" / Alan M. Dershowitz
  • Who shot Johnny? / Debra Dickerson -- Understanding Afrocentrism why blacks dream of a world without whites / Gerald Early -- Counters and cable cars / Stephen Jay Gould -- What's wrong with animal rights / Vicki Hearne-- We are still only human / Verlyn Klinkenborg-- Talking AIDS to death / Randy Shilts-- A century of cinema / Susan Sontag -- On being black and middle class / Shelby Steele -- The killing game / Joy Williams
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
College ed., 2nd ed.
Extent
xviii, 445 pages
Isbn
9780395870907
Lccn
97072434
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)38371283
  • (OCoLC)ocm38371283

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