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Skywater

Popham, Melinda Worth

Published by U.S.A.: Graywolf Pr, 1990
ISBN 10: 155597127X / ISBN 13: 9781555971274
/ Condition: Very Good / Hardcover
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Title: Skywater

Publisher: U.S.A.: Graywolf Pr

Publication Date: 1990

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: 1st Edition

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206 pg. Sewn binding. Paper over boards. The book explores the southwest desert coyotes from the point of view of the coyotes themselves. Praised by Wallace Stegner and Thomas McGuane. A fine, fine read. Spine is very slightly tilted. First Edition, signed by author. Bookseller Inventory # ABE-1473963906926

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Synopsis: This spare and affecting novel has the precision and the stinging sweetness of a fable... a wonderful book.Thomas McGuane Evoking a rich sense of place and animal behavior, (Popham) lets us see through very different eyes.The Seattle Times A parable of making the best of a world short of everything. The people and the creatures of Pophams fable are right, they belong, and they mean.Wallace Stegner Refreshing... life-affirming... the first book Ive read in a long time that left me with teary eyes at the end.The San Diego Tribune

About the Author: Melinda Worth Popham was born in Kansas City, Missouri, and lives in Los Angeles, California, and New Haven, Connecticut. She was the recipient of a NEA grant and was the first winner of the Edward Abbey Eco-Fiction Award. The California State Senate has honored her outstanding literary achievement advocating environmental conservation, preservation and enhancement. Skywater is her second novel.

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