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The Best American Essays 1998 features a captivating mix of people and prose, as guest editor Cynthia Ozick shapes a volume around the intricacies of human memory. The reflections and recollections of Saul Bellow, John Updike, Jamaica Kincaid, John McPhee, and Andre Dubus join company with many voices new to the series, as an astonishing variety of writers share their deepest thought on ecstasy and injury, ambition and failure, privacy and notoriety.

About the Author

Cynthia Ozick is the author of three collections of essays--Art &Ardor, Metaphor &Memory, and Fame &Folly--three collections of short stories, and five novels, the most recent of which is The Puttermesser Papers. She is the recipient of numerous awards, including four O. Henry first prizes, a Guggenheim fellowship, and the Rea Award for the Short Story. She is a member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters.Since the inception of The Best American Essays in 1986 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 anthologies. Atwan most recently edited two collections of poetry with a Biblical theme, Chapters into Verse by Oxford University Press and Divine Inspiration by Oxford University Press.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780395860526
Editor:
Ozick, Cynthia
Editor:
Atwan, Robert
Foreword:
Atwan, Robert
Editor:
Atwan, Robert; Ozick, Cynthia
Editor:
Ozick, Cynthia
Editor:
Atwan, Robert
Author:
Atwan, Robert
Author:
Ozick, Cynthia
Foreword:
Atwan, Robert
Publisher:
Mariner Books
Location:
Boston, MA :
Subject:
Essays
Subject:
American
Subject:
American - General
Subject:
Anthologies (multiple authors)
Subject:
20th century
Subject:
American essays
Subject:
American essays -- 20th century.
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Best American Essays (Paperback)
Publication Date:
19981030
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
320
Dimensions:
8.25 x 5.5 in 0.74 lb

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