Publisher: U.S.A.: Graywolf Pr
Publication Date: 1990
Book Condition: Very Good
Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good
Signed: Signed by Author(s)
Edition: 1st Edition
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
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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