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Best American Essays, 1988 (Best American Essays)

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Published by Ticknor & Fields .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Essays,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • 20th century,
  • American Essays

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8274821M
    ISBN 100899197299
    ISBN 109780899197296
    OCLC/WorldCa18722971

    Get this from a library! The best American essays [Elizabeth Hardwick; Robert Atwan;] -- Compiles a selection of the best literary essays of the year which were originally published in American periodicals. The Best American Essays is a series of compiled works from various authors. For the most part, the title goes hand in hand with the quality of work represented here. One of the most intruiging articles represented in this book is Albert Goldbarth's Everyone's Nickname is Ace. ROBERT ATWAN has been the series editor of The Best American Essays since its inception in He has edited numerous literary anthologies and written essays and reviews for periodicals nationwide. Robert Atwan books. The Best American Essays The Best American Essays of the Century. The Best American Essays The Best American.


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