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FROM THE BEGINNING IN 1976, well before the current plethora of essay anthologies, the editors of The Pushcart Prize recognized and celebrated the essay. This monumental collection selects opinions and reflections on much of the social, literary, and political history of recent decades from authors including Andre Dubus, Thomas Lynch, Charles Simic, Louise Erdrich, Philip ...more
Hardcover, 463 pages
Published January 17th 2002 by Pushcart Press (first published January 2002)
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This collection was dry, dry, dry. Not recommended if you prefer the type of creative nonfiction featured in magazines like the New Yorker, Georgia Review, etc.
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Anthony Brandt is the editor of the Adventure Classics series published by National Geographic Society Press, and the books editor at National Geographic Adventure magazine. Formerly the book critic at Men’s Journal, Brandt has written for The Atlantic, GQ, Esquire, and many other magazines, and is the author of two previous books. He lives in Sag Harbor, New York.


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