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Fall 2007

Volume XXXIII No. 1 (Fall 2007)


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Nonfiction

Titles Page Number
Blood Meridian’s Man of Many Masks: Judge Holden as Tarot’s Fool
Emily J. Stinson
9
Playing Cowboys: Genre, Myth,
and Cormac McCarthy’s All the Pretty Horses
Sarah Gleeson-White
23
Unneighborly Behavior: Blood Meridian, Lonesome Dove,
and the Problem of Reader Sympathy
Christian Kiefer
39
Profiting from the Fall: Larry McMurtry’s Fictional Portrayal
of Buffalo Bill Cody in Telegraph Days
Roger W. Jones
53

Fiction

Titles Page Number
Winter Meat
Gregorio Ames
63
It's for My Daughter
Michelle Brooks
69

Poetry

Titles Page Number
Clarity
Larry D. Thomas
75
Black-on-Black
Larry D. Thomas
76
Mother Tongue
Deseree Probasco
77
Charismatic
Deseree Probasco
78
Point of Entry
Robert L. Jones
79

Reviews

Titles Page Number
Las Soldaderas: Women of the Mexican Revolution by Elena Poniatowska
María González
83
Playing the Odds: Las Vegas and the Modern West by Hal K. Rothman
Robert Murray Davis
84
Acequia: Water Sharing, Sanctity, and Place by Sylvia Rodriguez
Henry F. Lyle III
86
Women and Change at the U.S.-Mexico Border: Mobility, Labor,
and Activism
edited by Doreen J. Mattingly and Ellen R. Hansen
Barbara Lundberg
89
Mark Twain’s Civil War edited by David Rachels
Robert Murray Davis
91
Literary Pilgrims: The Santa Fe and Taos Writers’ Colonies 1917-1950
by Lynn Cline
Robert Murray Davis
91
From Syria to Seminole: Memoir of a High Plains Merchant
by Ed Aryain, edited by J’Nell Pate
Jane Manaster
93
Oh, Give Me a Home: Western Contemplations by Ann Ronald
Susan Hanson
95
Geronimo after Kas-ki-yeh by Rawdon Tomlinson
Linda Lizut Helstern
97
The Death at Awahi: A Novel by Harold Burton Meyers
Wallis R. Sanborn III
99
Mama Fela’s Girls: A Novel by Ana Baca
Bradford K. Wible
101
Meeting the Dead by Andrew Geyer
Julie Gates
102
The Flamenco Academy: A Novel by Sarah Bird
Jessica Scheider
104
New Stories from the Southwest edited by D. Seth Horton
Steve Davis
106
Contributors 108