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Spring 2004

Volume XXIX No. 2 (Spring 2004)


Editors' Page: Sounds Heard and Unheard v

Nonfiction

Titles Page Number
Westward Ho! (Chi Minh): Tim O'Brien and the Wounding of the American Cowboy Mythos
Twister Marquiss
9
Route 66, John Steinbeck, and American Literature: An Interview with Louis Owens
David Dunaway
17
From the Earth Itself: The Yearning Voices of The House of Breath
Eve La Salle Caram
31
Two by Paul Ruffin
Paul Ruffin
37
Invisible Birds: Domestic Erasure in Terry Tempest Williams' Refuge
Sarah E. McFarland
45

Fiction

Titles Page Number
Looking for Maurina
Randy Michael Signor
55

Poetry

Titles Page Number
Introduction to the Ocotillo
Keith Ekiss
67
Again
Carol Hamilton
68
One Hand on the Light
Skip Eisiminger
69
Waiting
Terence Ryan
70
Geraldine's Still-Life Period
John Grey
71

Reviews

Titles Page Number
The Angquish of Snails: Native American Folklore in the West (Folklife in the West, Vol. 2) by Barre Toelken, edited by William A. Wilson
Alex Hunt
75
The Coronado Expedition: From the Distance of 460 Years edited by Richard Flint and Shirley Cushing Flint
Nathan Altman
77
The Rhetorical Career of César Chávez by John C. Hammerback and Richard J. Jensen
Martin Jacobsen
79
The Culture of Tourism, the Tourism of Culture: Selling the Past to the Present in the American Southwest edited by Hal K. Rothman
Ken Melichar
81
Willa Cather and the American Southwest edited by John N. Swift and Joseph R. Urgo
John S. Hill
85
Even Mountains Vanish: Searching for Solace in an Age of Extinction by SueEllen Campbell
Rebekah Love
87
La Mordida by Jim Sanderson
Bill Cunningham
90
Bittersweet Christmas by L. D. Clark
Lou Rodenberger
91
Writing the Southwest (Revised Edition) edited by David King Dunaway and Sara Spurgeon
Mark Busby
93
Writing on the Edge: A Borderlands Reader edited by Tom Miller
James Spears
95
By Sorrow's River: The Berrybender Narratives by Larry McMurtry
Mark Busby
97
Folly and Glory: The Berrybender Narratives by Larry McMurtry
Clay Reynolds
99
Contributors 104