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Keeping the Campfires Going (09 Edition)
Keeping the Campfires Going (09 Edition)
by Susan Applegate Krouse
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The essays in this groundbreaking anthology, Keeping the Campfires Going, highlight the accomplishments of and challenges confronting Native women activists in American and Canadian cities. Since World War II, Indigenous women from many communities have... (read more)

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The Zapatista Reader
The Zapatista Reader
by Tom Hayden
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The electrifying effect the Zapatista peasant rebellion has had on leading figures in the intellectual, political, and literary world since the Zapatistas woke them up on New Year's Day, 1994, has provided inspiration for activists all over the world. A... (read more)

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Mothers Who Think: Tales of Reallife Parenthood
Mothers Who Think: Tales of Reallife Parenthood
by Camille Peri
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From the editors of Salon.com's cutting edge Web site, "Mothers Who Think," comes "an anthology of smart and lovely essays" (Chicago Sun Times) -- provacative collection that challenges and changes our views of motherhood today. Anne Lamott, Jayne Anne... (read more)

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Women Writing Resistance (03 Edition)
Women Writing Resistance (03 Edition)
by Jennifer Browdy Dehernandez
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Eighteen women, including Jamaica Kincaid, Rigoberta Menchú, Cherríe Moraga, Marjorie Agosin, Margaret Randall, Gloria Anzaldúa, Michelle Cliff, Edwidge Danticat, and Julia Alvarez, are featured in this powerful... (read more)

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The Best American Science Writing 2002
The Best American Science Writing 2002
by Matt (ed.) Ridley
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If, as Matt Ridley suggests, science is simply the search for new forms of ignorance, then perhaps it follows that with science's advances come new questions. Will human genetic engineering become commonplace? Will human cloning ever be safe? Are there... (read more)

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Best Creative Nonfiction Volume 3 (09 Edition)
Best Creative Nonfiction Volume 3 (09 Edition)
by Lee Gutkind
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'\'From Lee Gutkind, the \\\"Godfather behind creative narrative nonfiction\\\" (Vanity Fair), and the staff of the landmark literary journal Creative Nonfictioncomes this fresh collection of fact-based personal narratives, mined from literary blogs, \\\'... (read more)

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The Best American Science Writing (Best American Science Writing)
The Best American Science Writing (Best American Science Writing)
by Sylvia Nasar
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Edited by outrageously curious science writer Mary Roach, author of Stiff, Spook, Bonk,andPacking for Mars,this collection brings together the best and brightest writers on science and nature.... (read more)

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Pushcart Prize XXXVII 2013 (13 Edition)
Pushcart Prize XXXVII 2013 (13 Edition)
by Bill Henderson
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For well over three decades, the Pushcart Prize has presented a stunning annual celebration of stories, poems, essays and memoirs from our small presses. Once again this dynamic series proves that small is beautiful.These 60 brilliant selections, culled... (read more)

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The Best of the Best of American Science Writing
The Best of the Best of American Science Writing
by Jesse Cohen
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Honoring the 10th anniversary of Eccos acclaimed Best American Science Writing series, here is Best of the Best of American Science Writing. The ten previous guest editors—including Oliver Sacks, Natalie Angier, Alan Lightman, Sylvia Nasar, and... (read more)

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Twelve Best Books By African Women (09 Edition)
Twelve Best Books By African Women (09 Edition)
by Chikwene Okonjo Ogunyemi
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In 2002, at the annual Zimbabwe International Book Fair, twelve literary books by African women were included for the first time in the category of “Africa’s 100 Best Books of the Twentieth Century.” This was an important but belated... (read more)

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The Funhouse Mirror: Reflections on Prison
The Funhouse Mirror: Reflections on Prison
by Robert Ellis Gordon
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Gordon's account of teaching writing in Washington prisons is aided by essays and stories contributed by the prisoners themselves. Together, Gordon and his students provide revealing glimpses of this vast, secret-laden subculture of incarcerated... (read more)

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Literary Nonfiction: Learning by Example
Literary Nonfiction: Learning by Example
by Patsy Sims
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Literary Nonfiction: Learning by Example examines the principles and techniques of the genre by taking a close, analytical look at outstanding contemporary essays by fifteen highly accomplished writers. Featuring examples of memoir, profile, literary... (read more)

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Voices of a New Gereration (04 Edition)
Voices of a New Gereration (04 Edition)
by Sara Weir
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MySearchLab provides students with a complete understanding of the research process so they can complete research projects confidently and efficiently. Students and instructors with an internet connection can visit www.MySearchLab.com and receive... (read more)

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Great English Essays : From Bacon To Chesterton (05 Edition)
Great English Essays : From Bacon To Chesterton (05 Edition)
by Bob Blaisdell
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This collection, spanning four centuries of English wit, wisdom, and common sense, contains the thoughts of a number of renowned masters of the essay. From Francis Bacon--the English author who reputedly imported the genre from France, to literary critic,... (read more)

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Sisterhood Is Forever: The Women's Anthology for the New Millennium
Sisterhood Is Forever: The Women's Anthology for the New Millennium
by Robin Morgan
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Thirty years after Robin Morgan's groundbreaking anthology, Sisterhood Is Powerful -- named by The American Librarians' Association one of "The 100 Most Influential Books of the Twentieth Century" -- comes this landmark new collection for the twenty... (read more)

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American Voices : Readings in History and Literature, Volume II : Since 1865 (92 Edition)
American Voices : Readings in History and Literature, Volume II : Since 1865 (92 Edition)
by Robert D. Marcus
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Eighteen full and lengthy selections from Margaret Leech, Helen Hunt Jackson, Edward Bellamy, Frederick Jackson Turner, Andy Adams, Jane Addams, Lincoln Steffens, Plunkitt of Tammany Hall, Upton Sinclair, Sinclair Lewis, John Dos Passos, Ruth McKenney... (read more)

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New Orleans Stories: Great Writers on the City
New Orleans Stories: Great Writers on the City
by John Miller
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Voodoo. Vampires. Jazz. There's no city quite like New Orleans, a city that whispers stories and where writers come to eavesdrop. New Orleans Stories collects the very best writing on the Big Easy by a stellar gallery of writers for whom the city has... (read more)

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Without a Net : the Female Experience of Growing Up Working Class (03 Edition)
Without a Net : the Female Experience of Growing Up Working Class (03 Edition)
by Michelle Tea
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While many recent books have thoughtfully examined the plight of the working poor in America, none of the authors of these books is able to claim a working-class background, and there are associated methodological and ethical concerns raised when most of... (read more)

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Short Story Theories (77 Edition)
Short Story Theories (77 Edition)
by Charles E. May
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Although the short story has often been called America’s unique contribution to the world’s literature, relatively few critics have taken the form seriously. May’s collection of essays by popular commentators, academic critics, and... (read more)

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Performances
Performances
by Greg Dening
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With elegance and candor, Greg Dening offers a panoramic collection of rich and densely textured essays that demonstrate how we can only understand our present through our consciousness of the past and how in thinking about the past we mirror the time... (read more)

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