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The Best American Essays 2009,9780618982721

The Best American Essays 2009

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9780618982721

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0618982728
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Pub. Date:
10/8/2009
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Lightning Source Inc
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Summary

The Best American Essays 2009 offers up the best pieces of the year selected and introduced by Mary Oliver, author of the Pulitzer-Prize winning collection American Primitive and the National Book Award-winning New and Selected Poems.

Author Biography

Mary Oliver is the author of twenty books, including The Leaf and the Cloud and What Do We Know. Her many accolades include the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award. She lives in Provincetown, Massachusetts. 

Robert Atwan has been the series editor for The Best American Essays since its inception in 1986. He has edited numerous literary anthologies and written essays and reviews for periodicals nationwide

Table of Contents

Forewordp. ix
Introductionp. xv
Taking a Reading: from Mid-American Reviewp. 1
(En)trance: from The Literary Reviewp. 3
Portrait of a Masked Man: from Harper's Magazinep. 17
Faustian Economics: from Harper's Magazinep. 26
The Greatest Nature Essay Ever: from Orionp. 37
Cherish This Ecstasy: from The Sunp. 39
The Dark Art of Description: from The Iowa Reviewp. 43
And Such Small Deer: from Lapham's Quarterlyp. 53
Our Vanishing Night: from National Geographicp. 63
You Be the Moon: from A Public Spacep. 67
The Mansion: A Subprime Parable: from Conde Nast Portfoliop. 73
Madre de Dios: from Portlandp. 87
Faint Music: from Harvard Reviewp. 94
Cuss Time: from The American Scholarp. 105
Dog Is Our Copilot: from Ecotonep. 110
Return to Hayneville: from The Virginia Quarterly Reviewp. 125
Ghost Writers: from PEN Americap. 140
The God of the Desert: from Harper's Magazinep. 144
Shipwrecked: from The American Scholarp. 165
The Writer in Winter: from AARP Magazinep. 172
First: from The Gettysburg Reviewp. 177
The Mechanics of Being: from The Missouri Reviewp. 181
Contributors' Notesp. 188
Notable Essays of 2008p. 194
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