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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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Best American History Essays 2008 (08 Edition)
Best American History Essays 2008 (08 Edition)
by David Roediger
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This third annual volume from the Organization of American Historians, containing the best American history articles published between the summers of 2006 and 2007, provides a quick and comprehensive overview of the top work and the... (read more)

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Performances (96 Edition)
Performances (96 Edition)
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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Farrakhan Factor : African-american Writers on Leadership, Nationhood, and Minister Louis Farrakhan (98 Edition)
Farrakhan Factor : African-american Writers on Leadership, Nationhood, and Minister Louis Farrakhan (98 Edition)
by Amy (ed.) Alexander
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Leading African-American voices speak out about Louis Farrakhan, the myth and the reality, in the process of reexamining and redefining notions of black nationalism, community, and African-American leadership.... (read more)

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American Dreams: Lost and Found
American Dreams: Lost and Found
by Studs Terkel
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Here is the raw material for one thousand novels....incomparable.--Margaret Atwood In this unique look at one of our most pervasive national myths, Studs Terkel persuades an extraordinary range of Americans to articulate their version of The American... (read more)

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The Best American Science and Nature Writing (Best American Science & Nature Writing)
The Best American Science and Nature Writing (Best American Science & Nature Writing)
by Jerome Groopman
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“The articles . . . draw the reader more tightly into the web of the world. They forge links in unexpected ways. They connect us to nature and to each other, and those connections nourish the intellect and uplift the spirit.”—Jerome... (read more)

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Best American Science & Nature Writing #2007: The Best American Science and Nature Writing
Best American Science & Nature Writing #2007: The Best American Science and Nature Writing
by Richard Preston
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Edited by Richard Preston, Jr., the bestselling author of "The Hot Zone" and "The Cobra Event," this new collection is a terrific sampling of science writing at its best" ("Booklist").... (read more)

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We Are What We Ate : 24 Memories of Food, a Share Our Strength Book (98 Edition)
We Are What We Ate : 24 Memories of Food, a Share Our Strength Book (98 Edition)
by Mark Winegardner
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From Paul Auster on a Provençal onion tart to Lorrie Moore on a Chinese take-out Christmas dinner, these delectable essays by well-known american writers explore the meaning of food in our lives and our culture. With contributions by Julia Alvarez,... (read more)

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The Best American Essays 2011 (Best American Essays)
The Best American Essays 2011 (Best American Essays)
by Edwidge Danticat
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The Best American Series® First, Best, and Best-Selling The Best American series is the premier annual showcase for the countrys finest short fiction and nonfiction. Each volumes series editor selects notable works from hundreds of magazines... (read more)

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The Heart Knows Something Different: Teenage Voices from the Foster Care System: Youth Communication
The Heart Knows Something Different: Teenage Voices from the Foster Care System: Youth Communication
by Al Desetta
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There are more than 450,000 children living in foster care. The Heart Knows Something Different collects over three dozen personal narratives by young writers, ages 15 to 20, and provides an insider's account of growing up in "the system." It takes us... (read more)

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Burn This Book: Pen Writers Speak Out on the Power of the Word
Burn This Book: Pen Writers Speak Out on the Power of the Word
by Toni Morrison
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Published in conjunction with the PEN American Center, Burn This Book is a powerful collection of essays that explore the meaning of censorship, and the power of literature to inform the way we see the world, and ourselves. Contributors include literary... (read more)

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Parrot and Olivier in America
Parrot and Olivier in America
by Peter Carey
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Booker Prize-winning author Peter Carey plus real-life historical figures? Oh, I'm in — and you will be, too. This time, it's Democracy in America author Alexis de Tocqueville who gets Carey's funny and incredibly compelling fictionalized treatment... (read more)

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The Best American Science Writing 2009 (Best American Science Writing)
The Best American Science Writing 2009 (Best American Science Writing)
by Natalie Angier
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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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3 Minutes or Less
3 Minutes or Less
by Pen Faulkner Foundat
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An anthology of never-before-published short essays by America's literary greats. Each October at the PEN Gala, well-known authors take the stage of the Folger Shakespeare Library's Theatre to ponder the meaning of such universal mysteries as "obsession,"... (read more)

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How I Learned To Cook (04 Edition)
How I Learned To Cook (04 Edition)
by Margo Perin
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A collection of writings by women on the tangled bonds they share with their(often) less-than-perfect mothers. Every woman has something to say on the subject of her mother. In fact, many of us spend our lives trying to figure out just how we are like-or... (read more)

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Reeling in Russia (98 Edition)
Reeling in Russia (98 Edition)
by Fen Montaigne
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In the summer of 1996, award-winning journalist Fen Montaigne embarked on a hundred-day, seven-thousand-mile journey across Russia. Traveling with his fly rod, he began his trek in northwestern Russia on the Solovetsky Islands, a remote archipelago that... (read more)

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Best American Magazine Writing 2011 (12 Edition)
Best American Magazine Writing 2011 (12 Edition)
by American Society Of Magazine Editors
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The Best American Magazine Writing 2011 contains award-winning features, exposes, and profiles along with extraordinary commentary, fiction, and poetry from America's leading magazines. This year's selections include stories that not only covered the... (read more)

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Crisis Reader (99 Edition)
Crisis Reader (99 Edition)
by Sondra Kathryn Wilson
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A collection of fiction, poetry, and essays from "Crisis", the magazine that launched the literature of the Harlem Renaissance. Contributors include Langston Hughes, Countee Cullen, Jean Toomer, Arna Bontemps, E. Franklin Frazier, and Alain Locke.... (read more)

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Human Tradition in Premodern China (02 Edition)
Human Tradition in Premodern China (02 Edition)
by Kenneth J. Hammond
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The Human Tradition in Premodern China is a collection of biographical essays revealing the variety and complexity of human experience in China from the earliest historical times to the dawn of the modern age. China is a vast country with a... (read more)

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