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Title Touchstone anthology of contemporary creative nonfiction : work from 1970 to the present / edited by Lex Williford and Michael Martone.
Imprint New York : Simon & Schuster, [2007]
©2007.
Edition First Touchstone trade paperback edition.

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 OTTERBEIN RESERVES  PS688 .T68 2007    AVAILABLE  LOCAL CIRC ONLY
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Subject American essays -- 20th century.
American essays -- 21st century.
Creative nonfiction, American.
Reportage literature, American.
English essays -- 20th century.
English essays -- 21st century.
Creative nonfiction, English.
Reportage literature, English.
Alt Name Williford, Lex, 1954-
Martone, Michael.
Description xviii, 552 pages ; 24 cm
Edition First Touchstone trade paperback edition.
Note "A Touchstone Book."
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references.
Contents The fourth state of matter / Jo Ann Beard -- Getting along with nature / Wendell Berry -- The pain scale / Eula Biss -- The unwanted child / Mary Clearman Blew -- Torch song / Charles Bowden -- Embalming Mom / Janet Burroway -- Physical evidence / Kelly Grey Carlisle -- The glass essay / Anne Carson -- Burl's / Bernard Cooper -- Visitor / Michael W. Cox -- Living like weasels / Annie Dillard -- Return to sender / Mark Doty -- Leap / Brian Doyle -- Somehow form a family / Tony Earley -- Kissing / Anthony Farrington -- The beautiful city of Tirzah / Harrison Candelaria Fletcher -- Sun dance / Diane Glancy -- Mirrorings / Lucy Grealy -- Present tense Africa / William Harrison -- Reading history to my mother / Robin Hemley -- World on a hilltop / Adam Hochschild -- A small place / Jamaica Kincaid -- High tide in Tucson / Barbara Kingsolver -- Small rooms in time / Ted Kooser -- The essayist is sorry for your loss / Sara Levine -- Mastering the art of French cooking / E.J. Levy -- Portrait of my body / Phillip Lopate -- Flight / Barry Lopez -- The undertaking / Thomas Lynch -- Sorry / Lee Martin -- Interstellar / Rebecca McClanahan -- Bad eyes / Erin McGraw -- The search for Marvin Gardens / John McPhee -- The date / Brenda Miller -- Son of Mr. Green Jeans / Dinty W. Moore -- Celibate passion / Kathleen Norris -- This is not who we are / Naomi Shihab Nye -- Autopsy report / Lia Purpura -- Watching the animals / Richard Rhodes -- Shitdiggers, mudflats, and the worm men of Maine / Bill Roorbach -- Repeat after me / David Sedaris -- Imelda / Richard Selzer -- The Pat Boone Fan Club / Sue William Silverman -- A measure of acceptance / Floyd Skloot -- Black swans / Lauren Slater -- The love of my life / Cheryl Strayed -- Mother tongue / Amy Tan -- If you knew then what I know now / Ryan Van Meter -- Consider the lobster / David Foster Wallace -- Hawk / Joy Williams.
Summary From memoir to journalism, personal essays to cultural criticism--this anthology brings together fifty works from all genres of creative nonfiction. --from back cover.
ISBN 9781416531746 (pbk.)
1416531742 (pbk.)
OCLC # 173299379
Additional Format Online version: Touchstone anthology of contemporary creative nonfiction. 1st Touchstone trade pbk. ed. New York : Simon & Schuster, 2007 (OCoLC)607811332.
Online version: Touchstone anthology of contemporary creative nonfiction. 1st Touchstone trade pbk. ed. New York : Simon & Schuster, 2007 (OCoLC)608378755.


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