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Spring 2007

Volume XXXII No. 2 (Spring 2007)


Editors’ Page v

Nonfiction

Titles Page Number
A Forgotten Novel of Texas: Edwin Lanham’s Thunder in the Earth
Billy B. Smith
9
Stories of Love: “Brokeback Mountain,” Leaving Cheyenne, and Lonesome Dove
Annette Olsen-Fazi
19
From Compassion to Redemption: An Unspoken Hunger as Narrative Experiment
Jan Whitt
31
Great Plains Nations
Joel Minor
45

Poetry

Titles Page Number
Totems Talking
Ysabel de la Rosa
65
The Third Mesa
Jeffrey C. Alfier
66
Ranch Hands We Let Go in 1949
Jeffrey C. Alfier
67
San Xavier del Bac
Keith Ekiss
68
July Lightning
Keith Ekiss
53
A.M.
Nick Norwood
54

Review Essay

Titles Page Number
Red Scholars and White Theorists
Robert Murray Davis
73

Reviews

Titles Page Number
The San Marcos: A River’s Story by Jim Kimmel
Alex Hunt
81
Deer of the Southwest: A Complete Guide to the Natural History, Biology, and Management of Southwestern Mule Deer and White-Tailed Deer
by Jim Heffelfinger
Jane Manaster
82
Hunger for the Wild: America’s Obsession with the Untamed West
by Michael L. Johnson
Robert Murray Davis
84
Hip to the Trip: A Cultural History of Route 66 by Peter B. Dedek
Robert Murray Davis
85
Children of the Dust: An Okie Family Story
by Betty Grant Henshaw, edited by Sandra Scofield
John S. Hill
87
“Catch’em Alive Jack”: The Life and Adventures of an American Pioneer
by John R. Abernathy
Doug Werden
88
Mexican Americans and Language: Del dicho al hecho
by Glenn A. Martínez
Martin M. Jacobsen
90
Hecho en Tejas: An Anthology of Texas Mexican Literature
edited by Dagoberto Gilb
Lacey Donohue
92
The Texas Book: Profiles, History, and Reminiscences of the University
edited by Richard A. Holland
Clay Reynolds
94
Glory Days: Life with the Dallas Cowboys, from 1972-1998
by Thomas “Buck” Buchanan, as told to Stephen D. Stainkamp
Joe McDade
99
In Search of Willie Morris: The Mercurial Life of a Legendary Writer and Editor
by Larry L. King
Chad Hammett
101
John Graves, Writer edited by Mark Busby and Terrell Dixon
David Taylor
102
Black Tuesday’s Child by Donald Mace Williams
Travis F. Nelson
104
Elsie’s Business: A Novel by Frances Washburn
Emily Spiegelman
105
Contributors 108