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Title The best American essays 2014 / edited and with an introduction by John Jeremiah Sullivan ; Robert Atwan, series editor.

Publication Info. Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2014.


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 East Hartford, Raymond Library - Adult Department  814 BEST    Check Shelf
 Enfield, Main Library - Adult Department  808 BES    Check Shelf
 Mansfield, Main Library - Adult Nonfiction  814 BEST 2014    Check Shelf
Description xxviii, 233 pages ; 21 cm.
Series The best American series
Best American series.
Note "A Mariner original."
Contents A matter of life and death / Timothy Aubry -- Strange beads / Wendy Brenner -- The final day in Rome / John H. Culver -- Letter from Williamsburg / Kristin Dombek -- The man at the river / Dave Eggers -- At sixty-five / Emily Fox Gordon -- On enmity / Mary Gordon -- Letter from Greenwich Village / Vivian Gornick -- Slickheads / Lawrence Jackson -- The devil's bait / Leslie Jamison -- Thanksgiving in Mongolia / Ariel Levy -- Dear friend, from my life I write to you in your life / Yiyun Li -- Sliver of sky / Barry Lopez -- Someone else / Chris Offutt -- Joy / Zadie Smith -- Little X / Elizabeth Tallent -- The old man at Burning Man / Wells Tower -- How to make a slave / Jerald Walker -- On being introduced / Paul West -- Becoming them / James Wood -- Legend : Willem de Kooning / Baron Wormser.
Summary Compiles the best literary essays of the year 2013 which were originally published in American periodicals.
Subject American essays -- 21st century.
Added Author Sullivan, John Jeremiah, 1974- editor.
Aubry, Timothy Richard, 1975- Matter of life and death.
Brenner, Wendy. Strange beads.
Culver, John H., 1945- Final day in Rome.
Dombek, Kristin. Letter from Williamsburg.
Eggers, Dave. Man at the river.
Gordon, Emily Fox, 1948- At sixty-five.
Gordon, Mary, 1949- On enmity.
Gornick, Vivian. Letter from Greenwich Village.
Jackson, Lawrence, 1942- Slickheads.
Jamison, Leslie, 1983- Devil's bait.
Levy, Ariel, 1974- Thanksgiving in Mongolia.
Li, Yiyun, 1972- Dear friend, from my life I write to you in your life.
Lopez, Barry Holstun, 1945- Sliver of sky.
Offutt, Chris, 1958- Someone else.
Smith, Zadie. Joy.
Tallent, Elizabeth, 1954- Little X.
Tower, Wells, 1973- Old man at Burning Man.
Walker, Jerald. How to make a slave.
West, Paul, 1930-2015. On being introduced.
Wood, James, 1965- Becoming them.
Wormser, Baron. Legend : Willem de Kooning.
ISBN 9780544309906
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