The Best American Essays 2009

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Edited by award-winning poet and essayist Mary Oliver, the latest edition of this "rich and thoughtful collection" (Publishers Weekly) offers the finest essays "judiciously selected from countless publications" (Chicago Tribune).

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Overview

Edited by award-winning poet and essayist Mary Oliver, the latest edition of this "rich and thoughtful collection" (Publishers Weekly) offers the finest essays "judiciously selected from countless publications" (Chicago Tribune).

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Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Mary Oliver presides over this edition of the celebrated Best American Essays series. Quite predictably, this stellar number exhibits a full range of refreshing pieces from a variety of magazines, quarterlies, and other periodicals.\
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780618982721
  • Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • Publication date: 10/1/2009
  • Series: Best American Essays Series
  • Pages: 224
  • Sales rank: 786,058
  • Product dimensions: 5.40 (w) x 8.40 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Meet the Author

Mary Oliver

Mary Oliver is one of the most celebrated and best-selling poets in America. Her books include Red Bird; Our World; Thirst; Blue Iris; New and Selected Poems, Volume One; and New and Selected Poems, Volume Two. She has also published five books of prose, including Rules for the Dance and, most recently, Long Life. She lives in Provincetown, Massachusetts.

ROBERT ATWAN has been the series editor of The Best American Essays since its inception in 1986. He has edited numerous literary anthologies and written essays and reviews for periodicals nationwide.

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