Beacon Best of 2001

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Junot Diaz
Beacon, Oct 6, 2001 - Literary Collections - 208 pages
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The Beacon Best offers in one volume the most exciting American literary experience available. This third edition guest edited by the acclaimed writer, Junot Díaz, hignlights the innovative voices of Agha Shahid Ali, Danzy Senna, and Zadie Smith, among others.

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THE BEACON BEST OF 2000: Great Writings by Women and Men of All Colors and Cultures

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In this anthology of poetry and prose by a self-consciously multicultural mix of authors, we are treated to stories, poems, and an introduction by novelist Danticat (The Farming of Bones, 1998, etc ... Read full review


introduction by junot diaz vii
The Lover Reetika Vazirani
The Taiping Leaders Ha Jin

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About the author (2001)

Junot Díaz was born and raised in Santo Domingo, the Dominican Republic. He is author of the celebrated story collection Drown, and his work has appeared in Story, The Paris Review, Time Out, Glimmer Train, African Voices, The New Yorker (including the "Future of American Fiction" issue), and in several volumes of The Best American Short Stories. He lives in New York City.

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