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Edited by award-winning poet and essayist Mary Oliver, the latest edition of this "rich and thoughtful collection" (Publishers Weekly) offers the finest essays "judiciously selected from countless publications" (Chicago Tribune).

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The best essays of the year selected and introduced by Mary Oliver.

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Edited by the award-winning and critically-acclaimed Edwidge Danticat, author ofBrother, I Am Dying,this classic collection of essays showcases the year's best.

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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

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Editing is an art form and Oliver's collection is the best example of that. These essays are as varied as the genre itself, but they share a seriousness and beauty that is compounded by their proximity to one another.
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ISBN:
9780618982721
Author:
Oliver, Mary
Publisher:
Mariner Books
Editor:
Atwan, Robert
Author:
Atwan, Robert
Author:
Danticat, Edwidge
Subject:
Essays
Subject:
American - General
Subject:
American essays - 21st century
Subject:
Literary Criticism : General
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Best American Essays
Publication Date:
20091031
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TRADE PAPER
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General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
224
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8.25 x 5.5 in 1 lb

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