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Fall 1992

Volume XVIII No. 1 (Fall 1992)


Editors' Page iv

Nonfiction

Titles Page Number
Moo-vie Cows: The Trail to Hollywood
Don Graham
1
R.C. Vliet's Soledad: Rewriting the Southwest
Kay Hetherly Wright
13
Tom Lea's Cloudrock Country
Dorys Crow Grover
31
True Western: Sam Shepard's Early Plays
Rudolf Erben
37

Fiction

Titles Page Number
The Battle of the Alamo
Rafael Castillo
51
Woman of the Region
James Hoggard
59
Can You Get There from Here?
Donley Watt
67

Poetry

Titles Page Number
Inside the Riddle
Naomi Shihab Nye
81
Feather
Naomi Shihab Nye
82
Among the Many Friends of God Was One:
Naomi Shihab Nye
84
Last Flight Out
Jerry Bradley
86
If and Weather
Jerry Bradley
87
Vultures
Paul Ruffin
88
Burying
Paul Ruffin
89

Reviews

Titles Page Number
Tirades and Evidence of Grace by Susan Bright
how many moons by Mary Esther Frederick, Elaine O'Brien, Cynthia J. Harper, Pamela Rutherford, and Hazel Ward Tiny Stories by Dennis Ciscel
Rene LeBlanc
93
This Same Sky: A Collection of Poems from Around the World by Naomi Shihab Nye
Roger Jones
95
The News From Brownsville: Helen Chapman's Letters from the Texas Military Frontier, 1848-1852 by Caleb Coker (ed.)
James W. Pohl
97
War Scare on the Rio Grande: Robert Runyon's Photographs of the Border Conflict, 1913-1916 by Frank N. Samparano and Paul J. Vanderwood
James W. Pohl
99
The Evening Star by Larry McMurtry
Mark Busby
100
Final Harvest and Other Convictions and Opinions by C.L. Sonnichsen
Sam Pendergrast
102
Franklin's Crossing by Clay Reynolds
Kenneth W. Davis
104
Borderlands: Texas Poetry Review (No.1) by Lynn Gilbert and Pamela Cook (eds.)
Roger Jones
106
Alburquerque by Rudolfo Anaya
Jaime Armin Mejía
108
Water and Light: A Diver's Journey to a Coral Reef by Stephen Harrigan
Scott Slovic
110
Contributors 112