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The Best American Essays 2011

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The Best American Essays 2011

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The Best American Series® 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 Essays 2011 includes Hilton Als, Katy Butler, Toi Derricotte, Christopher Hitchens, Pico Iyer, Charlie LeDuff, Chang-Rae Lee, Lia Purpura, Zadie Smith, Reshma Memon Yaqub, and others
Title: The best American essays 2011
Publisher: Boston, MA : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2011.
Characteristics: xx, 242 p. ;,21 cm.
Notes: "A Mariner original."
Contents: ǂt Buddy Ebsen / ǂr Hilton Als
ǂt Port-au-Prince : the moment / ǂr Mischa Berlinski
ǂt What broke my father's heart / ǂr Katy Butler
ǂt Auscultation / ǂr Steven Church
ǂt After the ice / ǂr Paul Crenshaw
ǂt Beds / ǂr Toi Derricotte
ǂt Grieving / ǂr Meenakshi Gigi Durham
ǂt A-LOC / ǂr Bernadette Esposito
ǂt Topic of cancer / ǂr Christopher Hitchens
ǂt Chapels / ǂr Pico Iyer
ǂt Long distance / ǂr Victor LaValle
ǂt What killed Aiyana Stanley-Jones? / ǂr Charlie LeDuff
ǂt Magical dinners / ǂr Chang-Rae Lee
ǂt What really happened / ǂr Madge McKeithen
ǂt Rude am I in my speech / ǂr Caryl Phillips
ǂt Lucky girl / ǂr Bridget Potter
ǂt There are things awry here / ǂr Lia Purpura
ǂt Patient / ǂr Rachel Riederer
ǂt Pearl, upward / ǂr Patricia Smith
ǂt Generation why? / ǂr Zadie Smith
ǂt Travels with my ex / ǂr Susan Straight
ǂt A personal essay by a personal essay / ǂr Christy Vannoy
ǂt Unprepared / ǂr Jerald Walker
ǂt The washing / ǂr Reshma Memon Yaqub.
Additional Contributors: Danticat, Edwidge - 1969-
Atwan, Robert
ISBN: 9780547479774
Statement of Responsibility: edited and with an introduction by Edwidge Danticat ; Robert Atwan, series editor
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references.
Subject Headings: American essays 21st century.
Topical Term: American essays
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