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The Best American Essays 1995 by Jamaica…

The Best American Essays 1995

by Jamaica Kincaid (Editor), Robert Atwan (Editor)

Other authors: Joel Agee (Contributor), Harold Brodkey (Contributor), Joseph Brodsky (Contributor), Dudley Clendinen (Contributor), Bernard Cooper (Contributor)15 more, W. S. DiPiero (Contributor), Josephine Foo (Contributor), William H. Gass (Contributor), Henry Louis Gates, Jr. (Contributor), Edward Hoagland (Contributor), Diana Kappel-Smith (Contributor), Maxine Kumin (Contributor), James A. McPherson (Contributor), Edna O'Brien (Contributor), Cynthia Ozick (Contributor), Grace Paley (Contributor), Elaine Scarry (Contributor), Charles Simic (Contributor), John Edgar Wideman (Contributor), Tobias Wolfe (Contributor)

Series: The Best American Essays (1995), Best American (1995)

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Atwan, RobertEditormain authorall editionsconfirmed
Agee, JoelContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Brodkey, HaroldContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Brodsky, JosephContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Clendinen, DudleyContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Cooper, BernardContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
DiPiero, W. S.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Foo, JosephineContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Gass, William H.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
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Hoagland, EdwardContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Kappel-Smith, DianaContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Kumin, MaxineContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
McPherson, James A.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
O'Brien, EdnaContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Ozick, CynthiaContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Paley, GraceContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Scarry, ElaineContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Simic, CharlesContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Wideman, John EdgarContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
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No collection of essays can match the Best American series for the variety of subjects explored, the first-rate quality of pieces, and the eclectic approaches to the genre gathered in its pages each year. With characteristic flair, it provides that rare and refreshing opportunity for readers to take stock of the year's most distinguished and provocative nonfiction. Continuing the celebrated tradition, the 1995 edition dazzles and surprises with its inventive, colorful cornucopia of essays drawn from periodicals across the country. Showcased here are the preeminent pieces from the Los Angeles Times and The New Yorker, from Harper's Magazine and The Alaska Quarterly Review, written by some of today's finest prose stylists, including Edward Hoagland, Grace Paley, Cynthia Ozick, William Gass, John Edgar Wideman, and Joseph Brodsky. Guest editor Jamaica Kincaid, one of America's most illustrious storytellers and essayists, has culled her top twenty choices, assembling works of remarkable su

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