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The days are gods

Author: Liz Stephens
Publisher: Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, [2013]
Series: American lives.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Liz Stephens has come from Los Angeles to Utah for graduate school, and her brief stint working on a Taco Bell commercial is not much in the way of preparation for taking on the real West. In The Days Are Gods Stephens chronicles a move that is far more than a shift in geographical coordinates. With husband and dogs in tow, she searches for an authentic connection to this new community, all the while knowing that as  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Liz Stephens; Liz Stephens
Material Type: Biography, Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Liz Stephens
ISBN: 9780803243545 0803243545
OCLC Number: 811777369
Description: 206 pages ; 22 cm.
Contents: Part 1 Los Angeles --
Hot Air 7 --
So Manifest It, Man 19 --
Part 2 Utah --
Utah Looked Like This 29 --
Checking Fence 38 --
Wary 41 --
Audell's Carpenter's and Builders Guide 44 --
Powwow at the Ball Field 48 --
Winter 53 --
Suddenly, What You Do Is What You Do 55 --
Table of Contents 59 --
Process 60 --
The Magic Trick 65 --
Groundwork 68 --
Gardening 75 --
The History of Other People 77 --
Spring 80 --
The Box C 82 --
Student Teaching 89 --
Memorial Day 91 --
Yoked 95 --
Part 3 This is the Place --
That Bright Summer 101 --
Gus 107 --
Chicken Lessons 109 --
Heavy Is the Crown 124 --
The Night Life around Here 125 --
The Windows of Wellsville 128 --
Notches 131 --
Part 4 The Memory Cairns --
Honey 135 --
The Local 137 --
Finding Oklahoma 142 --
Oh Country Roads 156 --
Wednesday Night Lights across from the Stop-n-Go 158 --
Avoiding Jackson Hole 161 --
The Reenactors 166 --
Lots Four and Five, Range One West of the Salt Lake Meridian 169 --
In My Defense 175 --
Vision upon Vision 177 --
Cowboy Up 182 --
Founders' Day 184 --
Monument to Belief, Middle of Nowhere, Utah 187 --
Part 5 Culling Season --
Shooting Stars Lit Up the Yard 195.
Series Title: American lives.
Responsibility: Liz Stephens.

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Liz Stephens has come from Los Angeles to Utah for graduate school, and her brief stint working on a Taco Bell commercial is not much in the way of preparation for taking on the real West. In The  Read more...

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