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The Princeton Anthology of Writing:
Favorite Pieces by the Ferris/McGraw Writers at Princeton University
Edited by John McPhee & Carol Rigolot
With a Preface by John McPhee

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TABLE OF CONTENTS:

JOHN McPHEE Preface v
DAVID K. SHIPLER Beauty f0r Ashes 3
JONATHAN SCHELL A View of Mountains 9
HAYNES JOHNSON The Boat 11
JANE KRAMER Josephine Guezou 18
ROBERT DONOVAN Twentieth-Century Odyssey 22
DON OBERDORFER A Farewell to Hue 29
LESLIE COCKBURN Looking for Trouble 36
KARL E. MEYER The Forthright Estate: Iri Praise Of the Newspaper Column 41
ROGER MUDD Code of Ethics 46
PAUL TAYLOR Father of His Country 51
STUART S. TAYLOR JR. Workplace Discrimination 59 Harassment by Kids: Are More Lawsuits the Answer? 62
LARRY L. KING Driver's Education 66
IRVING DILLIARD People and Character 72
VICTOR NAVASKY Saving The Nation 75
RICHARD GILMAN Faith, Sex, Mystery 87
RICHARD STENGEL My Own Vox Pop 94
Stardom? They'd Rather Pass 95
Space Invaders 97
CHARLOTTE GRIMES The Country Is at Crisis Point 99 Memo to Conservatives: Family Ties Are the Strongest Values of All 104
BARBARA CROSSETTE All Sentient Beings 107
RONALD STEEL When Worlds Collide 114
ISABEL WILKERSON First Born, Fast Grown: The Manful Life of Nicholas, 10 117
NANCY GIBBS Massacre at Columbine High School 123
DEBORAH TANNEN Gender in the Classroom 126
JONATHAN ALTER Cop-Out on Class: Why Private Schools Are Today's Draft Deferments 131
It's a Wonderful Legacy 133
The Era of Bad Feeling 134
JIM HOAGLAND Two of a Kind 137
Truly a Nation . . . 139
A Little Homer at the Beach 140
LAWRENCE WESCHLER Why I Can't Write Fiction 143
BLAIR CLARK On Robert Lowell 147
ALICE STEINBACH The Miss Dennis School of Writing 151
MILTON VIORST Meeting Mahfouz 156
RICHARD EDER Critic's Notebooh 163
TERRENCE RAFFERTY IrAtalante 166
JEREMY BERNSTEIN Annie of Corsica 170
JOHN DARNTON Two Deaths-One Then, One Now: On Losing a Father, a Newspaperman 176
GEOFFREY WOLFF Heavy Lifting 179
CHRISTOPHER WREN Lenin Peah 193
JONATHAN WEINER From So Simple a Beginning 198
JOHN NOBLE WILFORD Pioneer 10 Pushes Beyond Goals, Into the Unhnown 204
Get Set to Say Hi to the Neighbors 207
MALCOLM W. BROWNE Left the Light On, But Nobody Came 209
The Invisible Flying Cat 210
At Least the Monsters Survive 212
Beauty, as Scientists Behold It 213
JAMES GLEICK Manual Labor 216
Maintenance Not Included 218
GINA KOLATA At Last, Shout of "Eureka!" in Age-Old Math Mystery 221
Scientist Reports First Cloning Ever of Adult Mammal 223
WALTER SULLIVAN What If We Succeed? 225
HARRISON E. SALISBURY Deus Conservat Omnia 234
JEAN STROUSE Introduction to Morgan, American Financier 242
ROBERT K. MASSIE DOWn Twenty-Three Steps 249
DAVID REMNICK The Forest Coup 252
JONATHAN SANDERS Pictures from the Rubble Patch 259
SERGE SCHMEMANN A Corner of Russia 264
GLORIA EMERSON Goodbye to Rafah 268
WILLIAM GREIDER MOCK Democracy 272
LANDON Y. JONES JR. The Big Barbecue 281
SAMUEL G. FREEDMAN The Rope Line 289
FRANCINE Du PLESSIX GRAY Nixonland 298
WALTER GUZZARDI Consultants: The Men Who Came to Dinner 306
JEREMY TREGLOWN Class ACt 316
JOHN HERBERS The New American Heartland 321
CHARLES KAISER The 1950s 325
NATHEN TOFF Jazz: Music Beyond Time and Nations 330
LUCINDA FRANKS Miracle Kid 335
JOHN McPHEE Travels of the Roch 351 Achnowledgments 369
Author Index 373

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