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Publisher: W.W. Norton
ISBN10: 0393039609 ISBN13: 9780393039603 DDC: 814/.508 LCC: PS688

Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 321-327) and index. Preface: The Disproportionate Power of the Small / Bernard Cooper -- Lights / Stuart Dybek -- All-Out Effort / Reginald Gibbons -- Volar / Judith Ortiz Cofer -- Around the Corner / Sharon Bryan -- Enough Jam for a Lifetime / Maxine Kumin -- An Unspoken Hunger / Terry Tempest Williams -- Three Voices / Bhanu Kapil -- Proofs / Richard Rodriguez -- Tino & Papi / Norma Elia Cantu -- Last Shot / Tobias Wolff -- LZ Gator, Vietnam, February 1994 / Tim O'Brien -- Culloden / Judith Kitchen -- Afternoon Tea / Emily Hiestand -- The Shock of Teapots / Cynthia Ozick -- Harbour / Michael Ondaatje -- The Opposite of Saffron / Mary Paumier Jones -- In Praise of the Humble Comma / Pico Iyer -- Suspended / Joy Harjo -- The Blues Merchant / Jerome Washington -- The Usual Story / Fred Setterberg -- Joe Turner's Come and Gone: The Play / August Wilson -- Sunday / Henry Louis Gates, Jr. -- Mint Snowball / Naomi Shihab Nye -- Borrowed Time / Paul West -- Loose Ends / Rita Dove -- Nostalgia / Richard Shelton -- Across the Street / Bia Lowe -- A Wind from the North / Bill Capossere -- Snow / John Haines -- Decoy / Franklin Burroughs -- Growing Up Game / Brenda Peterson -- Rose Vegetables / David James Duncan -- Interlude / William Kittredge -- Orange Who? / Gwendolyn Nelson -- Hands / Ted Kooser -- The Signature of God / Judson Mitcham -- My Children Explain the Big Issues / Will Baker -- The Complaint / William Matthews -- My Mother in Two Photographs, Among Other Things / Aleida Rodriguez -- Ice Cream / Susanna Kaysen -- On the Street / Vivian Gornick -- Call Guy / Alec Wilkinson -- Locker Room Talk / Stephen Dunn -- White Men Can't Drum / Sherman Alexie -- Cat-Like / John Holman -- MRI / Jim DeCamp -- On Two Wheels / Lee Gutkind -- Running Xian / John Calderazzo -- A Note About Allen Tate / Kelly Cherry -- Fernando and Marisela / Bruce Berger -- A Voice for the Lonely / Stephen Corey -- Museum Piece / David Huddle -- An End to the Still Lifes / Carol Bly -- Three Fragments / Charles Simic -- Inheritance / Denise Levertov -- Modern Times / Lawrence Weschler -- Nostalgia for Everything / Andrei Codrescu -- On the Way Home / Carol Burelbach -- Falling Stars / Gerry Sharp -- Three Yards / Michael Dorris -- The Tree Beyond Imagining / Reg Saner -- December Meditation at Camp Polk Cemetery / Kim R. Stafford -- Notes Toward Identifying a Body / John D'Agata -- A Match to the Heart / Gretel Ehrlich -- Rain / Kathleen Norris -- Proud Flesh / Vicki Lindner -- April 15 / Teresa Jordan -- Walking / Linda Hogan -- Into the Storm / Jerry Ellis -- Crazy Horse / Ian Frazier -- Nacoochee Indian Mound: Helen, Georgia / Steven Harvey -- The Stories Tell the Land / Deborah Tall -- Sanctuary / Jane Moress Schuster -- Buckeye / Scott Russell Sanders -- August / Margaret B. Blackman -- Stonehenge and the Louvre Were Cool / Carol Lucci Wisner -- Winter / Larry Sill -- Natural Edges / John Lane -- Good Use for Bad Weather / Donald Hall -- Greenhouse / Jane Brox -- Nature's See-Saw / Edward Hoagland -- Outside's Not What We Think / Marvin Bell -- Falling / Art Homer -- Grubby / SueEllen Campbell -- Children in the Woods / Barry Lopez -- We Are Distracted / Michael Shay -- One Human Hand / Li-Young Lee -- Mute Dancers: How to Watch a Hummingbird / Diane Ackerman -- Farder to Reache / Albert Goldbarth -- The Fine Art of Sighing / Bernard Cooper.

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  • LCC: PS688
  • Dewey Decimal: 814/.508

Book Details

  • Language: eng
  • Physical Description: 334 p. ; 22 cm.

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