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Title Best American essays 2013 / edited and with an introduction by Cheryl Strayed ; Robert Atwan, series editor.

Publication Info. Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2013.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 1st Floor    810.8 BES 2013    Available
 PAS Hill Avenue Branch Non-Fiction    810.8 BES 2013    Available
Description xvii, 316 pages ; 21 cm.
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Series Best American series
Best American series.
Note "A Mariner original."
Contents Foreward / Robert Atwan -- Introduction / Cheryl Strayed -- Free rent at the tolitalitatian hotel from Sun / Poe Ballantine -- Night from Granta / Alice Munro -- Sometimes a romantic notion from Gettysburg review / Richard Schmitt -- Highway of lost girls from GQ / Vanessa Veselka -- Keeper of the flame from New England review / Matthew Vollmer -- Breeds of America from Harper's magazine / William Melvin Kelley -- My father's women from Missouri review / Mako Yoshikawa -- Confessions of an ex-Mormon from New republic / Walter Kirn -- I'm jumping off the bridge from / Kevin Sampsell -- Pigeons from Prairie schooner / Eileen Pollack -- Triage from River teeth / Jon Kerstetter -- The art of being born from Hotel Amerika / Marcia Aldrich -- What happens in hell from Ploughshares / Charles Baxter -- The exhibit will be so marked from Normal school / Ander Monson -- The girls in my town from Southwest review / Angela Morales -- Some notes on attunement from New Yorker / Zadie Smith -- His last game from Notre Dame magazine / Brian Doyle -- When they let them bleed from Hobart / Tom Goldberg -- Field notes on hair from South Loop review / Vicki Weiqi Yang -- Letter from Majorca from Paris review / J.D. Daniels -- Ghost estates from New York times magazine / John Jeremiah Sullivan -- Channel B from Rumpus / Megan Stielstra -- A little bit of fun before he died from ZYZZYVA / Dagoberto Gilb -- Epilogue: Deadkidistan from McSweeney's / Michelle Mirsky -- El Camino Doloroso from Paris review / David Searcy -- The book of knowledge from River teeth / Steven Harvey -- Contributors' notes -- Notable essays of 2012.
Summary Compiles the best literary essays of the year 2012 which were originally published in American periodicals.
Subject American essays -- 21st century.
Added Author Strayed, Cheryl, 1968- editor, writer of supplementary textual content.
Atwan, Robert, editor, writer of supplementary textual content.
ISBN 9780544103887 paperback
0544103882 paperback

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