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The Best American Essays 2011
 
 
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Edwidge Danticat, ed. Robert Atwan, series ed.
Publisher Mariner  
Format paperback
Product Dimensions 8.25 x 5.5 x 0.7 inches
ISBN 9780547479774
Pages/Publication Date 242/2011
Daedalus Item Code 22713
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Twice nominated for the National Book Award, and the winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award for Brother, I'm Dying, Haitian American author Edwidge Danticat here presents the finest in short nonfiction from late 2010 and 2011. Katy Butler writes on the hidden costs of prolonging life in "What Broke My Father's Heart"; Zadie Smith comments on Facebook and the film The Social Network in "Generation Why?"; and Christopher Hitchens describes his sudden onset of esophageal cancer in "Tropic of Cancer." Since its inception in 1915, the Best American series has become the premier annual showcase for the country's finest short fiction and nonfiction.
 
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