Original Essays by Leading American Writers on Their State Within the Union
Edited by John Leonard
These United States is a landmark original anthology that includes essays by Sherman Alexie on Washington, Annie Proulx on Wyoming, James Lee Burke on Louisiana, Tony Hillerman on New Mexico, Molly Ivins on Texas, Diane McWhorter on Alabama, Frank Conroy on Iowa, and Charles Bowden on Arizona. Edited by John Leonardmixed-media critic for CBS News Sunday Morningthis work truly represents America from the bottom up, as seen by its leading writers and essayists. It is one of the most original and redemptive books in years.