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Title The best American essays 2016 / edited and with an introduction by Jonathan Franzen ; Robert Atwan, series editor.

Publication Info. Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2016.


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 DeKalb PL Adult Non-Fiction - DKLY-12  814 BES    AVAILABLE
 Ida PL Adult Non-Fiction - IPLY-11  814.6 BES    AVAILABLE
 North Suburban PLD Loves Park Adult Non-Fiction - NSLY-11  814.6 BES    AVAILABLE
 Woodstock PL Adult Non-Fiction - WOLY-11  814.6 BES 2016    AVAILABLE
Description xxi, 327 pages ; 21 cm.
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Series The best American series
Best American series.
Note "A Mariner original."
Contents Bajadas / Francisco Cant˙ -- Girl / Alexanter Chee -- Against honeymoons / Charles Comey -- Names / Paul Crenshaw -- Ordinary girls / Jaquira DÝaz -- My father and the wine / Irina Dumitrescu -- My heart lies between "the fleet" and "all the ships" / Ela Harrison -- The bonds of battle / Sebastian Junger -- Sexual paranoia / Laura Kipnis -- Thin places / Jordan Kisner -- Pyre / Amitava Kumar -- Of human carnage / Richard M. Lange -- Bastards / Lee Martin -- Family tradition / Lisa Nikolidakis -- The lost sister : an elegy / Joyce Carol Oates -- Right/left : a triptych / Marsha Pomerantz -- Big night / Jill Sisson Quinn -- Killing like they do in the movies / Justin Phillip Reed -- A general feeling of disorder / Oliver Sacks -- In praise of contempt / Katherine E. Standefer -- The eleventh commandment / George Steiner -- Namesake / Mason Stokes -- Black and blue and blond / Thomas Chatterton Williams.
Subject American essays -- 21st century.
Genre/Form Essays.
Added Author Franzen, Jonathan, editor.
Cantu╠╣, Francisco. Bajadas.
Chee, Alexander. Girl.
Comey, Charles, 1980- Against honeymoons.
Crenshaw, Paul, 1972- Names.
Di╠╣az, Jaquira. Ordinary girls.
Dumitrescu, Irina. My father and the wine.
Harrison, Ela. My heart lies between "The Fleet" and "All the Ships."
Junger, Sebastian. Bonds of battle.
Kipnis, Laura. Sexual paranoia.
Kisner, Jordan, 1987- Thin places.
ISBN 9780544812109 (paperback)
0544812107 (paperback)

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