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The Resource This is my best : great writers share their favorite work, edited by Retha Powers and Kathy Kiernan

This is my best : great writers share their favorite work, edited by Retha Powers and Kathy Kiernan

Label
This is my best : great writers share their favorite work
Title
This is my best
Title remainder
great writers share their favorite work
Statement of responsibility
edited by Retha Powers and Kathy Kiernan
Title variation
Great writers share their favorite work
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
VA@
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Powers, Retha
  • Kiernan, Kathy
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  • English literature
  • English literature
  • American literature
  • American literature
Label
This is my best : great writers share their favorite work, edited by Retha Powers and Kathy Kiernan
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Each selection is introduced by the author
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Dilbert, Oct. 8, 2001 / Scott Adams -- Jimmy Hoffa's Odyssey / Ai -- From: Before we were free / Julia Alvarez -- Confessions of a lonely atheist / Natalie Angier -- From: Timbuktu / Paul Auster -- Filthy with things / T. Coraghessan Boyle -- From: Sweet Summer / Bebe Moore Campbell -- What to do / Hayden Carruth -- From: Caramelo / Sandra Cisneros -- Mrs. Dutta writes a letter / Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni -- A short story / Emma Donoghue -- Her island / Rita Dove -- From: Tiger-frame glasses / Carolyn Ferrell -- Dumped / Helen Fisher -- From: Rush Limbaugh is a big fat idiot / Al Franken -- Surprise / Martin Gardner -- A hidden killer in Cajun country / Laurie Garrett -- From: Migrations of the heart / Marita Golden -- The former First Lady and the football hero / A.M. Homes -- From: Fanatics and fools / Arianna Huffington -- From: A taste for death / P.D. James -- Who's Irish? / Gish Jen -- From: Cherry / Mary Karr -- From: The poisonwood bible / Barbara Kingsolver -- From: China men / Maxine Hong Kingston -- A gaggle of saints / Neil LaBute -- From: Under my skin / Doris Lessing -- From: The fortress of solitude / Jonathan Lethem --
  • My father with cigarette ... / Philip Levine -- The mappist / Barry Lopez -- From: The facts behind the Helsinki roccamatios / Yann Martel -- From: Property / Valerie Martin -- From: Salesman in Beijing / Arthur Miller -- From Mao to America / Anchee Min -- From: Farewell the trumpets / Jan Morris -- From: The wind-up bird chronicle / Haruki Murakami -- The wedding at the courthouse / Kathleen Norris -- From: Intimate apparel / Lynn Nottage -- The girl with the blackened eye / Joyce Carol Oates -- Impossible to tell / Robert Pinsky -- From: The botany of desire / Michael Pollan -- America, the multi-national society / Ishmael Reed -- The queen of mold / Ruth Reichl -- From Anthropology: Normal; Pieces; [and 5 others] / Dan Rhodes -- From: Fierce invalids home from hot climates / Tom Robbins -- Sand / Richard Rodriguez --
  • Getting away from it all / Witold Rybczynski -- Repeat after me / David Sedaris -- Flakes of fire, handfuls of light / Huston Smith -- From: Who needs donuts? / Mark Alan Stamaty -- Frank Sinatra has a cold / Gay Talese -- Doonesbury: The golden hour / Garry Trudeau -- From: The laws of our fathers / Scott Turow -- From: Dinner at the Homesick Restaurant / Anne Tyler -- Your lover just called / John Updike -- Son in the afternoon / John A. Williams
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First Chronicle Books LLC paperback edition.
Extent
xi, 561 pages
Isbn
9780811848299
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • ocm60515507
  • OCoLC
Label
This is my best : great writers share their favorite work, edited by Retha Powers and Kathy Kiernan
Publication
Copyright
Note
Each selection is introduced by the author
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Dilbert, Oct. 8, 2001 / Scott Adams -- Jimmy Hoffa's Odyssey / Ai -- From: Before we were free / Julia Alvarez -- Confessions of a lonely atheist / Natalie Angier -- From: Timbuktu / Paul Auster -- Filthy with things / T. Coraghessan Boyle -- From: Sweet Summer / Bebe Moore Campbell -- What to do / Hayden Carruth -- From: Caramelo / Sandra Cisneros -- Mrs. Dutta writes a letter / Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni -- A short story / Emma Donoghue -- Her island / Rita Dove -- From: Tiger-frame glasses / Carolyn Ferrell -- Dumped / Helen Fisher -- From: Rush Limbaugh is a big fat idiot / Al Franken -- Surprise / Martin Gardner -- A hidden killer in Cajun country / Laurie Garrett -- From: Migrations of the heart / Marita Golden -- The former First Lady and the football hero / A.M. Homes -- From: Fanatics and fools / Arianna Huffington -- From: A taste for death / P.D. James -- Who's Irish? / Gish Jen -- From: Cherry / Mary Karr -- From: The poisonwood bible / Barbara Kingsolver -- From: China men / Maxine Hong Kingston -- A gaggle of saints / Neil LaBute -- From: Under my skin / Doris Lessing -- From: The fortress of solitude / Jonathan Lethem --
  • My father with cigarette ... / Philip Levine -- The mappist / Barry Lopez -- From: The facts behind the Helsinki roccamatios / Yann Martel -- From: Property / Valerie Martin -- From: Salesman in Beijing / Arthur Miller -- From Mao to America / Anchee Min -- From: Farewell the trumpets / Jan Morris -- From: The wind-up bird chronicle / Haruki Murakami -- The wedding at the courthouse / Kathleen Norris -- From: Intimate apparel / Lynn Nottage -- The girl with the blackened eye / Joyce Carol Oates -- Impossible to tell / Robert Pinsky -- From: The botany of desire / Michael Pollan -- America, the multi-national society / Ishmael Reed -- The queen of mold / Ruth Reichl -- From Anthropology: Normal; Pieces; [and 5 others] / Dan Rhodes -- From: Fierce invalids home from hot climates / Tom Robbins -- Sand / Richard Rodriguez --
  • Getting away from it all / Witold Rybczynski -- Repeat after me / David Sedaris -- Flakes of fire, handfuls of light / Huston Smith -- From: Who needs donuts? / Mark Alan Stamaty -- Frank Sinatra has a cold / Gay Talese -- Doonesbury: The golden hour / Garry Trudeau -- From: The laws of our fathers / Scott Turow -- From: Dinner at the Homesick Restaurant / Anne Tyler -- Your lover just called / John Updike -- Son in the afternoon / John A. Williams
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First Chronicle Books LLC paperback edition.
Extent
xi, 561 pages
Isbn
9780811848299
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • ocm60515507
  • OCoLC

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