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  • The Best American Essays (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMH)) – Hardcover (2006)
    by Robert Atwan (Editor), Lauren Slater (Editor)

    The Best American Essays

    Hardcover, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMH)
    2006
    English
    2006 ed.
    277 pages

    ISBN: 0618705317
    ISBN-13: 9780618705313

    "The essays in this volume are powerful, plainspoken meditations on birthing, dying, and all the business in between," writes Lauren Slater in her introduction to the 2006 edition. "They reflect the best of what we, as a singular species, have to offer, which is reflection in a context of kindness. The essays tell hard-won tales wrestled sometimes from great pain." The twenty powerful essays in this volume are culled from periodicals ranging from The Sun to The New Yorker, from Crab Orchard Review to Vanity Fair. In ... Show more

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