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The Best American Essays 1990

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Published by Houghton Mifflin .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Other prose: from c 1900 -,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • Literary Collections,
  • Literature: Classics,
  • Essays,
  • Non-Classifiable,
  • American essays,
  • 20th century

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsRobert Atwan (Editor), Justin Kaplan (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages336
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8274845M
    ISBN 100899199275
    ISBN 109780899199276

      ROBERT ATWAN, the series editor of The Best American Essays since its inception in , has published on a wide variety of subjects, from American advertising and early photography to ancient divination and Shakespeare. His criticism, essays, humor, poetry, and fiction have appeared in numerous periodicals : HMH Books.   This epic list of 50 must-read books about American politics explores topics from a broad range of voices and perspectives, from feminism to fascism, parties to polling, and tribalism to globalism. These 50 best books should help you get up to speed with American politics. The ALL NEW Don’t Think of an Elephant!:Author: Sarah S. Davis. Atwan, Robert (Ed.): Since the inception of The Best American Essays in as a trade book title, Robert Atwan has been series editor. He has published reviews and essays in a range of periodicals and edited a number of other literature Edition:   BEST SELLERS: Decem Dec. 30, The destiny of an American woman is haunted by a vengeful Greek tycoon. 7 5 3 CARL'S CHRISTMAS, by Alexandra Day. Essays about America's.


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