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Title The Best American essays, 1990 / edited and with an introduction by Justin Kaplan.

Imprint New York : Ticknor & Fields, 1990.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 1st Floor    814.008 BES 1990    Available
Description xix, 308 p. ; 22 cm.
Contents Foreword by Robert Atwan -- Introduction by Justin Kaplan -- Armenian Journal / Michael Arlen -- The Paradoxes of creativity / Jacques Barzun -- Intoxicated by my illness / Anatole Broyard -- Shouting "fire!" / Alan M. Dershowitz -- The stunt pilot / Annie Dillard -- At the Academy Awards / Stanley Elkin -- A few kind words for envy / Joseph Epstein -- The creation myths of Cooperstown / Stephen Jay Gould -- No wonder they call me a bitch / Ann Hodgman -- The Vicksburg ghost / Sue Hubbell -- The corpse in the mirror: the Warhol wake / Stuart Klawans -- Vital signs / Natalie Kusz -- The fisherwoman's daughter / Ursula K. Le Guin -- Raymond Carver, mentor / Jay McInerney -- To Blacks and Jews: hab rachmones / James A. McPherson -- I'm having trouble with my relationship / Leonard Michaels -- Why mow? the case against lawns / Michael Pollan -- Talking AIDS to death / Randy Shilts -- Portrait of the artist as a lion on stilts / Paul West.
Save the whales, screw the shrimp / Joy Williams -- Stalking the billion-footed beast / Tom Wolfe -- Biographical notes -- Notable essays of 1989.
Subject American essays.
Added Author Kaplan, Justin.
Arlen, Michael J. Armenian journal.
Barzun, Jacques, 1907- Paradoxes of creativity.
Broyard, Anatole. Intoxicated by my illness.
Dershowitz, Alan M. Shouting "fire!."
Dillard, Annie. Stunt pilot.
Elkin, Stanley, 1930- At the Academy Awards.
Epstein, Joseph. Few kind words for envy.
Gould, Stephen Jay. Creation myths of Cooperstown.
Hodgman, Ann. No wonder they call me a bitch.
Hubbell, Sue. Vicksburg ghost.
Klawans, Stuart. Corpse in the mirror: the Warhol wake.
Kusz, Natalie. Vital signs.
Le Guin, Ursula K., 1929- Fisherwoman's daughter.
McInerney, Jay. Raymond Carver, mentor.
McPherson, James A. To Blacks and Jews: hab rachmones.
Michaels, Leonard, 1933- I'm having trouble with my relationship.
Pollan, Michael. Why mow? the case against lawns.
Stilts, Randy. Talking AIDS to death.
West, Paul, 1930- Portrait of the artist as a lion on stilts.
Williams, Joy. Save the whales, screw the shrimp.
Wolfe, Tom. Stalking the billion-footed beast.
ISBN 0899199275
0899199372 (pbk.)

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