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Fall 2005

Volume XXXI No. 1 (Fall 2005)


Editors’ Page v

Nonfiction

Titles Page Number
Writing on Hardscrabble:
Walt McDonald’s “Suddenly Fabulous Desert”
Michael Hobbs
9
Enrique
Dick J. Reavis
25
Never Look a Gift Basket in the Eye:
My Adventures Along the Literary Farm-to-Market Road
Steve Davis
29

Fiction

Titles Page Number
Stacked Deck
Jeannette Brown
39

Poetry

Titles Page Number
Perfectly Heartbroken
Carol Hamilton
47
The Stars
Larry D. Thomas
48
Falconer
Larry D. Thomas
49
Remember the Farmers Forced into Factories
Barry Ballard
50
Desert Farmer
Jeffrey C. Alfier
51
Birth of an Archaeologist
Colette Anderson Gill
52
Sounding
Colette Anderson Gill
54
Neighbors
Charles Behlen
55
Daily Curmudgeons at the Bear Dance Café
Lee Voss
56

Reviews

Titles Page Number
Rio Grande edited by Jan Reid
James Wright
59
Birding the Southwestern National Parks by Roland H. Wauer
Jane Manaster
61
The Glen Canyon Reader edited by Mathew Barrett Gross
Alex Hunt
62
One Ranger: A Memoir
by H. Joaquin Jackson and David Marion Wilkinson
Joseph McDade
64
Curandero: A Life in Mexican Folk Healing
by Eliseo “Cheo” Torres with Timothy L. Sawyer, Jr.
Meagan Evans
66
A Woman in the Great Outdoors:
Adventures in the National Park Service
by Melody Webb
Mary Jarvis
68
Walking It Off: A Veteran’s Chronicle of War and Wilderness
by Doug Peacock
David Cremean
69
Veering Right: How the Bush Administration
Subverts the Law for Conservative Causes
by Charles Tiefer
Kevin Fernlund
71
And Not to Yield: A Novel
of the Life and Times of Wild Bill Hickok
by Randy Lee Eickhoff
John Hill
73
Lilus Kikus and Other Stories by Elena Poniatowska,
translated by Elizabeth Coonrod Martinez
Michael Allen
75
Bleed into Me: A Book of Stories by Stephen Graham Jones
Amelia Gray
76
Late in the Standoff: Stories and a Novella by Tracy Daugherty
Robert Murray Davis
78
No Country for Old Men by Cormac McCarthy
Mark Busby
79
David Cremean 82
So Quietly the Earth by David Lee
Andrew Neuendorf
85
Tropical Green by Chip Dameron
Nadine Cooper
87
A Thousand Miles of Stars by Walt McDonald
Roger Jones
89
Contributors 91