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Contemporary creative nonfiction : the art of truth /

[edited] by Bill Roorbach.

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Names: Roorbach, Bill.
Published: New York : Oxford University Press, 2001.
Topics: College readers. | Creative writing - Problems, exercises, etc. | English language - Rhetoric - Problems, exercises, etc. | Reportage literature - Authorship - Problems, exercises, etc. | Reportage literature, English - Problems, exercises, etc. | Journalism - Authorship - Problems, exercises, etc. | Creative nonfiction.
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From The journals / John Cheever -- From Journal of a solitude / May Sarton -- "Digressions" / Gerald Early -- "Paris journal" / M.F.K. Fisher -- From Temple / George Dennison -- "From the journals" / Gretal Ehrlich -- From Diary of a century / Edward Robb Ellis -- "Snapshot of a dog" / James Thurber -- From Memories of a Catholic girlhood "Yonder peasant, who is he?" / Mary McCarthy -- From An American childhood / Annie Dillard -- From The woman warrior "No name woman" / Maxine Hong Kingston -- "Notes on my mother" / Hilton Als -- "Tracks and ties" / andre Dubus III -- From The kiss / Kathryn Harrison -- From Two or three things I know for sure / Dorothy Allison -- From Broken vessels "Lights of the long night", Husbands" / Andre Dubus -- From Geography of the heart / Fenton Johnson -- From The liar's club / Mary Karr -- "Oranges and sweet sister boy" / Judy Ruiz -- "Sex and death to the age 14" / Spalding Gray -- From In Pharoah's army "A federal offense" / Tobias Wolff -- "The Harvey Pekar name story / Harvey Pekar and R. Crumb -- "Once more to the lake" / E.B. White -- From Notes of a native son "Equal in Paris" / James Baldwin -- "On being the target of discrimination" / Ralph Ellison -- From Womenfolks "That old-time religion" / Shirley Abbott -- "Country matters" / Hayden Carruth -- "The dead father: a rememberance of Donald Barthelme -- "At the university: little murders of the soul" / Vivian Gornick -- "A small place" / Jamaica Kincaid -- From Waist-high in the world "Body in trouble" / Nancy Mairs -- From Colored people "Current events" / Henry Louis Gates, Jr. -- "The undertaking" / Thomas Lynch -- "This is what you need for a happy life" / Jane Shapiro -- "Save the whales, screw the shrimp" / Joy Williams -- "What is it we really harvestin' here?" / Ntozake Shange -- "How to write a personal essay" / Stanton Michaels -- From Hiroshima "The fire" / John Hersey -- From In cold blood / Truman Capote -- From Dispatches "Illumination rounds"
/Michael Herr -- From The Executioner's song "The turkey shoot" / Norman Mailer -- From Shot in the heart "Last words" / Mikal Gilmore -- From What Lisa knew "November 1987" / Joyce Johnson -- "Nickel-and-dimed: on (not) getting by in America" / Barbara Ehrenreich -- "No wonder they call me a bitch" / Ann Hodgman -- From Salvador / Joan Didion -- From The right stuff "Yeager" / Tom Wolfe -- From Into thin air "Summit, 1:25 p.m., May 10, 1996, 29,028 feet" / Jon Krakauer -- From The perfect storm "The zero-moment point" / Sebastian Junger -- Memoir: From Desert Solitaire "Havasu" / Edward Abbey -- Personal essay: From A country year "Spring" / Sue Hubbell -- Literary journalism: From Annals of the former world / John McPhee -- Memoir: From questions of heaven "Lijiang" / Gretal Ehrlich -- Personal essay: "One village" / Naomi Shihab Nye -- Literary journalism: From Mississippi solo / Eddy L. Harris -- Memoir: From The hidden life of dogs / Elizabeth Marshall Thomas -- Personal essay: "The Medusa and the snail" / Lewis Thomas -- Literary journalism: "When doctors make mistakes" / Atul Gawande -- Memoire: "Music is my bag: confessions of a lapsed oboist / Meghan Daum -- Personal essay: From The silent woman / Janet Malcolm -- Literary journalism: "Shipping out: on the (nearly lethal) comforts of a luxury cruise" / David Foster Wallace.
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