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Contemporary Essays and Memoirs, Volume 1
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  • Authored by: Jeff Soloway, General Editor
  • From the Series: Critical Views of Contemporary Fiction
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  • ISBN-10: 143818204X
  • ISBN-13: 978-1-4381-8204-9
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  • Imprint: Facts On File
  • Published: 02/01/2019
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  • Reading Level: Grades 9 and up

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Contemporary Essays and Memoirs, Volume 1 is a collection of scholarly essays and recent reviews of the best of contemporary essays and memoirs. The book reviews and essays include:

  • "The Changing Face of Biraciality: The White/Jewish Mother as Tragic Mulatto Figure in James McBride's The Color of Water and Danzy Senna's Caucasia" by Reginald Watson
  • "The Life of the Body in American Autobiography: The Year in the Us" by Leigh Gilmore
  • "Book Review: Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis by J.D. Vance" by Peter Carrol
  • "Hunger Pangs (Review of Hunger by Roxane Gay)" by Katie Gemmill
  • "Sherman Alexie's You Don’t Have to Say You Love Me: A Memoir" by Yvonne C. Garrett.

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