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The best American essays 2023 / edited and with an introduction by Vivian Gornick ; Robert Atwan, series editor.

Gornick, Vivian, (editor.). Alfaro, Ciara. Container of (work): When we were boys. (Added Author). Barnet, Jillian. Container of (work): Any kind of leaving. (Added Author). Baumgartel, Sylvie. Container of (work): Fat man and little boy. (Added Author). Borsuk, Eric. Container of (work): Bidders of the din. (Added Author). Dennis, Chris, 1979- Container of (work): We were hungry. (Added Author). Eberlein, Xujun. Container of (work): Ms. Daylily. (Added Author). Eliason, Sandra Hager. Container of (work): Rough ride. (Added Author). Estreich, George. Container of (work): Concision: a sprawl. (Added Author). Gerber, Merrill Joan. Container of (work): Revelation at the food bank. (Added Author). Gwartney, Debra. Container of (work): Siri tells a joke. (Added Author). Hoagland, Edward. Container of (work): On aging. (Added Author). Kipnis, Laura. Container of (work): Gender: a melee. (Added Author). Lopate, Phillip, 1943- Container of (work): Archaeological inquest. (Added Author). Marcus, Celeste. Container of (work): Thousand gentle smotherings. (Added Author). Meekings, Sam. Container of (work): Fist of muscle. (Added Author). Nunez, Sigrid. Container of (work): Life and story. (Added Author). Schulz, Kathryn. Container of (work): Eat prey love. (Added Author). Siegel, Robert Anthony. Container of (work): Thirteen ways of listening to the rain. (Added Author). Spencer, Scott. Container of (work): Dreamers awaken. (Added Author). Stevens, Angelique. Container of (work): Care credit. (Added Author). Treuer, David. Container of (work): Americas they left me. (Added Author).

Presents a collection of the year's best essays as selected by author and critic Vivian Gornick.

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  • ISBN: 0063288842
  • ISBN: 9780063288843
  • Physical Description: xxvi, 260 pages ; 21 cm.
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Mariner Books, [2023]

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When we were boys / Ciara Alfaro -- Any kind of leaving / Jillian Barnet -- Fat man and little boy / Sylvie Baumgartel -- Bidders of the din / Eric Borsuk -- We were hungry / Chris Dennis -- Ms. Daylily / Xujun Eberlein -- The rough ride / Sandra Hager Eliason -- Concision: a sprawl / George Estreich -- Revelation at the food bank / Merrill Joan Gerber -- Siri tells a joke / Debra Gwartney -- On aging / Edward Hoagland -- Gender: a melee / Laura Kipnis -- An archaeological inquest / Phillip Lopate -- A thousand gentle smotherings / Celeste Marcus -- A fist of muscle / Sam Meekings -- Life and story / Sigrid Nunez -- Eat prey love / Kathryn Schulz -- Thirteen ways of listening to the rain / Robert Anthony Siegel -- Dreamers awaken / Scott Spencer -- Care credit / Angelique Stevens -- The Americas they left me / David Treuer -- Contributors' notes -- Notable essays and literary nonfiction of 2022 -- Notable special issues of 2022.
Subject: American essays > 21st century.
Genre: Essays.

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