SOUTHWEST STORIES, Tales from the Desert.

Anthology - signed] Miller, John and Morgan, Genevieve,editors, Leslie Marmon Silko and Sandra Cisneros, signed.

ISBN 10: 0811802167 / ISBN 13: 9780811802161
Published by San Francisco: Chronicle Books, (1993), 1993
Soft cover
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SIGNED first edition - First printing, a trade paperback, not issued in hardcover. An anthology including writers ranging from D. H. Lawrence and Georgia O'Keefe to Larry McMurty, Leslie Marmon Silko, Sandra Cisneros and Barry Gifford, Introduction by Barbara Kingsolver. This copy is SIGNED by TWO authors at their contributions: Leslie Marmon Silko and Sandra Cisneros Near fine in glossy illustrated wrappers (some rubbing to the covers, straight spine, clean contents). Bookseller Inventory # 61164

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Title: SOUTHWEST STORIES, Tales from the Desert.

Publisher: San Francisco: Chronicle Books, (1993)

Publication Date: 1993

Binding: Soft cover

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: 1st Edition

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A selection of stories, articles, and poems about the Southwest, by D.H. Lawrence, Carl Jung, Sam Shepard and others.

From Library Journal:

This collection beautifully combines prose, poetry, letters, and legends from writers as diverse as Larry McMurtry, John Muir, Sandra Cisneros, Henry Miller, Georgia O'Keeffe, Edward Abbey, and Barbara Kingsolver. Some of the pieces convey a sense of the breathtaking landscapes and geographic formations or of the stiflingly hot, red clay-filled winds; others convey a sense of the idiosyncratic and rebellious nature of the inhabitants or of people passing through these lands. Some do both. Walter Noble Burns sweeps the reader right into the action as he describes the Earps and the McClantons preparing to shoot it out at the O.K. Corral. Leslie Marmon Silko tells of the fraying bonds among Pueblo Indians as outsiders and outside customs intrude. The stories are all strong in themselves, but their juxtaposition forms a delectable, deeply satisfying, memorable collection that can be read over and over with pleasure. Recommended for all public libraries.
- Lisa Nussbaum, Euclid P.L., Ohio
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