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The Best American Essays 1991

(Book - 1991 )
The Best American Essays 1991

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Title: The best American essays 1991
Publisher: New York :, Ticknor & Fields,, 1991
Characteristics: xxiii, 279 p. ;,22 cm
Statement of Responsibility: edited and with an introduction by Joyce Carol Oates
Contents: Foreword / Robert Atwan
Introduction / Joyce Carol Oates
Random reflections of a second-rate mind / Woody Allen
The female body / Margaret Atwood
The female body / John Updike
Silent dancing / Judith Ortiz Cofer
Running the table / Frank Conroy
Life with daughters : watching the Miss America Pageant / Gerald Early
This autumn morning / Gretel Ehrlich
Wounded Chevy at Wounded Knee / Diana Hume George
Counters and cable cars / Stephen Jay Gould
New York City : crash course / Elizabeth Hardwick
Kubota / Garrett Hongo
Maintenance / Naomi Shihab Nye
Late victorians / Richard Rodriguez
Seeking home / Dorien Ross
Mosaic on walking / Mark Rudman
The ideal particle and the great unconformity / Reg Saner
Mother Tongue / Amy Tan
At the Buffalo Bill Museum - June 1988 / Jane Tompkins
On being white, female, and born in Bensonhurst / Marianna De Marco Torgovnick
Questions of conquest / Mario Vargas Llosa
The killing game / Joy Williams
Biographical notes
Notable essays of 1990
Additional Contributors: Oates, Joyce Carol - 1938-
ISBN: 9780899199283
Branch Call Number: 814.08 B561 1991
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