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Here you will find the finest essays "judiciously selected from countless publications" (Chicago Tribune), ranging from The New Yorker and Harper's to Swink and Pinch. In his introduction to this year's edition, Adam Gopnik finds that great essays have "text and inner text, personal story and larger point, the thing you're supposed to be paying attention to and some other thing you're really interested in." David Sedaris's quirky, hilarious account of a childhood spent yearning for a home where history was properly ...

The Best American Essays 2008, Houghton Mifflin, Boston, MA

ISBN-13: 9780618983223

2008 edition

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The Best American Essays 2008, Houghton Mifflin, Boston, MA

ISBN-13: 9780618983315

2008 edition

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