Best American Essays 2000

Best American Essays 2000

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Best-selling author Alan Lightman selects the year’s finest nonfiction as this acclaimed series celebrates its fifteenth year. He has chosen a diverse, very personal collection that celebrates the essay as an independent genre unlike any other. This year’s pieces embrace stylistic freedom and strong opinions and afford the reader a fascinating view of the writer’s mind as it struggles with truth, memory, and experience. Featured writers include Jamaica Kincaid, Edward Hoagland, Cynthia Ozick, Mary Gordon, Edwidge Danticat, and others.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 256 pages
  • 140 x 210 x 13mm | 290.3g
  • Houghton Mifflin (Trade)
  • Boston, United States
  • English
  • 2000 ed.
  • Illustrations, black and white
  • 061803580X
  • 9780618035809
  • 1,379,534

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Alan Lightman makes his mark on the "always outstanding collection [that] seems to outdo itself each year." Boston Globe
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