Eighteen short stories by a master story teller set in the American West during the mid-nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.
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Judy Alter holds a PhD in English from TCU with special interest in literature of the Amreican West. She joined TCU Press as editor in 1982 and was named director in 1987. She is author of nearly sixty books. One was named Best Juvenile Novel of 1984 by the Texas Institute of Letters. One received the Spur Award from Western Writers of America as Best Western Novel. In 2005 she received the Owen Wister Award for Lifetime Achievement from Western Writers of America, Inc. She lives in Fort Worth, Texas.Review:
Compressing sweeping landscape, history, circumstance, and life into engrossing readable form through economy of language, metaphor and image... -- Joyce Gibson Roach, author of Horned Toad Canyon, from the back cover
Funny, sad, modern and historical, rural and urban. Novelist, biographer, critic, historian adds another dimension to her award-winning career. -- James Ward Lee, author of Adventures with a Texas Humanist, from the back cover
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Book Description Panther Creek Press, 2006. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 1. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0977179737