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Indian summer : musings on the gift of life

Author: Sam Pickering
Publisher: Columbia : University of Missouri Press, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this collection of essays, Pickering describes his life, his family and students, and celebrates his surroundings and his academic life.
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Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Sam Pickering
ISBN: 0826215963 9780826215963
OCLC Number: 57722799
Description: 222 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Early April --
Alone --
Maintenance --
June --
In the good summertime --
Changing --
Wrong number --
What? --
Toolless --
Writers' colony --
Dog days --
A brown bird sang in the apple tree --
Lasting --
Raking --
Absurd --
Time for Black & Decker --
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This is a collection of personal essays by Sam Pickering. In typical Pickering fashion, he seeks to capture the gift of living. He brings to the page again his family, students, and a wealth of  Read more...

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