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The Best American Essays 1997 by Ian Frazier
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The Best American Essays 1997

by Ian Frazier (Editor), Robert Atwan (Editor)

Other authors: Hilton Als (Contributor), Jo Ann Beard (Contributor), Roy Blount, Jr. (Contributor), Bernard Cooper (Contributor), Louis de Bernieres (Contributor)19 more, Debra Dickerson (Contributor), Richard Ford (Contributor), Frank Gannon (Contributor), Dagoberto Gilb (Contributor), Verlyn Klinkenborg (Contributor), Natalie Kusz (Contributor), Naton Leslie (Contributor), Thomas McGuane (Contributor), Cullen Murphy (Contributor), Cynthia Ozick (Contributor), Luke Chapman Reilly (Contributor), Luc Sante (Contributor), Paul Sheehan (Contributor), Charles Simic (Contributor), Lauren Slater (Contributor), Susan Sontag (Contributor), Gay Talese (Contributor), Le Thi Diem Thuy (Contributor), Joy Williams (Contributor)

Series: The Best American Essays (1997), Best American (1997)

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Frazier, IanEditorprimary authorall editionsconfirmed
Atwan, RobertEditormain authorall editionsconfirmed
Als, HiltonContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Beard, Jo AnnContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Blount, Roy, Jr.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Cooper, BernardContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
de Bernieres, LouisContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Dickerson, DebraContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Ford, RichardContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Gannon, FrankContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Gilb, DagobertoContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Klinkenborg, VerlynContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Kusz, NatalieContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Leslie, NatonContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
McGuane, ThomasContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Murphy, CullenContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Ozick, CynthiaContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Reilly, Luke ChapmanContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Sante, LucContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Sheehan, PaulContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Simic, CharlesContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Slater, LaurenContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Sontag, SusanContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Talese, GayContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Thuy, Le Thi DiemContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Williams, JoyContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
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As Booklist said, "Once readers discover this superb series, they will look forward to each new volume because each is distinctive, reflecting, as it does, the taste and perspective of the editor." This year Ian Frazier provides an unusually humorous and unpredictable selection, with a strong emphasis on family. The essays - from tall tale to riveting memoir - feature some of our most respected writers, including Susan Sontag, Roy Blount, Jr., Hilton Als, Thomas McGuane, and Joy Williams.

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