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The Best American Essays 2001

by Kathleen Norris (Editor), Robert Atwan (Editor)

Other authors: Diane Ackerman (Contributor), Robert Atwan (Foreword), Ben Birnbaum (Contributor), Charles Bowden (Contributor), James Campbell (Contributor)24 more, Joseph Epstein (Contributor), Anne Fadiman (Contributor), Francine du Plessix Gray (Contributor), Jeffrey Heiman (Contributor), Edward Hoagland (Contributor), Adam Hochschild (Contributor), Barbara Hurd (Contributor), Stephen King (Contributor), Yusef Komunyakaa (Contributor), Marcus Laffey (Contributor), Lenore Look (Contributor), Rebecca McClanahan (Contributor), Daphne Merkin (Contributor), David Michaelis (Contributor), Spencer Nadler (Contributor), Kathleen Norris (Introduction), Mary Oliver (Contributor), Reynolds Price (Contributor), Tim Robinson (Contributor), Carlo Rotella (Contributor), Ashraf Rushdy (Contributor), Earl Shorris (Contributor), Bert O. States (Contributor), William T. Vollman (Contributor)

Series: The Best American Essays (2001), Best American (2001)

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Since its inception in 1915, the Best American series has become the premier annual showcase for the country's finest short fiction and nonfiction. For each volume, a series editor reads hundreds of pieces from dozens of periodicals, then selects between fifty and a hundred outstanding works. That selection is pared down to the twenty or so very best pieces by a guest editor who is widely recognized as a leading writer in his or her field. This unique system has helped make the Best American series the most respected -- and most popular -- of its kind. From The New Yorker to The Georgia Review, from Esquire to The American Scholar, the editors of THE BEST AMERICAN ESSAYS have scoured hundreds of the country's best periodicals in search of the most artful and powerful writing around. This thoughtful, provocative collection is the result of their search.… (more)

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Atwan, RobertEditormain authorall editionsconfirmed
Ackerman, DianeContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
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