Songs of My Hunter Heart: A Western Kinship

0 avg rating
( 0 ratings by Goodreads )
 
9780813807034: Songs of My Hunter Heart: A Western Kinship

This lyrical account of growing up in a family of hunters in mid-twentieth-century Albuquerque expresses a deep empathy for man's place in nature. Originally published in 1992, Robert Gish's unpretentious evocation of the mysteries of the hunt and of his deep affection for his male relatives shows us the paradoxes of men and guns: the hunter's respect for his prey and the hunt as a gateway betweenthe sacred and the profane. This is also a matchless picture of life in Albuquerque's rural South Valley, where Bob Gish's father owned a gas station and his mother ran a cafe.

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

About the Author:

Robert Gish is director of Ethnic Studies and professor of English at California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo.

Review:

"After reading his work, it is much easier to co-exist with all creatures and all peoples that inhabit the earth. Indispensible reading." -- Jimmy Santiago Baca

"Doesn't aim to browbeat or convicne the reader; instead, it shares a world that appears to be passing into the shadows of memory and legend." -- Albuquerque Tribune

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Buy New View Book
List Price: US$ 21.95
US$ 21.81

Convert Currency

Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.

Destination, Rates & Speeds

Add to Basket

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

1.

Robert F. Gish
Published by Iowa State University Press (1992)
ISBN 10: 0813807034 ISBN 13: 9780813807034
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Ergodebooks
(RICHMOND, TX, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Iowa State University Press, 1992. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0813807034

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 21.81
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds