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Spring 2010

 Volume XXXV No. 2 (Spring 2010)


Editors’ Note: Dark and Deep, but Not Lovely
Mark Busby and Dick Heaberlin
7

Nonfiction

Diverging Equity: The Nature of Existence in All the Pretty Horses
Petra Mundik
9
Hell on Horses and Women:
Stillwell, Beasley, Porter, and McCarthy on Texas Maleness
Jim Sanderson
38

Fiction

Hohokam
Anna Green
51

Poetry

Drought
James Magorian
63
Another Pow Wow
Carol Hamilton
64
Making 84
Charles Behlen
66
Desert Lyric
Jeff Streeby
68
River: 13
Jeff Streeby
69
Gold Canyon
Helen Wickes
70
A Malnourished Boy Asks for a Dictionary
Renée Rossi
72
It Grabs Me
Renée Rossi
73
Buddy Holly comes over the Radio in Silver Village
William Sea
74
Resurrection Fern
Mary Romero
76
Brazos Bend, Texas
Mary Romero
78
Meditation in Texas Hill Country
Randall Compton
79
Felling Bois d'Arc
Randall Compton
80
Lost Prerogative
Randall Compton
82

Reviews

Regionalism and the Humanities
edited by Timothy R. Mahoney and Wendy J. Katz
Robert Murray Davis

83
Women Who Kill Men: California courts, Gender, and the Press
by Gordon Morris Bakken and Brenda Farrington
Carter Maddox
85
Resolana: Emerging Chicano Dialogues on Community and Globalization
by Miguel Montiel, Tomás Atencio, and E.A. "Tony" Mares
Jay Martin
86

Trinity by Charles Bowden, photography by Michael P. Berman
David Cremean

89

Droppers: America's First Hippie Commune, Drop City by Mark Mathews
Robert Murray Davis

91
Dirty Wars: Landscape, Power, and Waste in Western American Literature by John Beck
Robert Murray Davis
93
The Geographical Imagination
of Annie Proulx: Rethinking Regionalism

edited by Alex Hunt
Randi Eldevik
94
The Esssays by Rudolfo Anaya
Bob J. Frye
96
Life on the Rocks: One Woman's Adventures in Petroglyph Preservation by Katherine Wells
J. Gerard Dollar
98
J. Frank Dobie: A Liberated Mind by Steven L. Davis
Verne Huser
100
Notes on Blood Meridian, Revised and Expanded Edition by John Sepich
Alex Hunt
103
The Gloria Anzaldúa Reader by Gloria Anzaldúa
George Hartley
104
Best of the West 2009: New Stories from the Wide Side of the Missouri edited by James Thomas and D. Seth Horton
Marc Watkins
106
Day out of Days: Stories by Sam Shepard
Chad Hammett
107
Putrefaction Live by Warren Perkins
Clay Reynolds
110
La Ranfla & Other New Mexico Stories by Martha Egan
Grant Sisk
112
Flood Song by Sherwin Bitsui
Shin Yu Pai
114
Oklahomaography by Joey Brown
Robert Murray Davis
116
Faith Run by Ray Gonzalez
Herb Thompson
117
The Ballad of Trenchmouth Taggart: A Novel
by M. Glenn Taylor
Lowell Mick White
92
Dark Thirty by Santee Frazier
Shin Yu Pai
94
Map of the Lost by Miriam Sagan
Shin Yu Pai
96
The Importance of Elsewhere by Jerry Bradley
Dave Oliphant
98
Triangles of Light: The Edward Hopper Poems by James Hoggard
Laura E. Decker
101
Contributors 104