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Jim W. Corder on living and dying in West Texas : a postmodern scrapbook

Author: Jim W Corder; James S Baumlin; Eric Knickerbocker
Publisher: Springfield, Mo. : Moon City Press, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English
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"Symbols of Selfhood - of emotional/psychic healing and wholeness, of reconciliation between Corder-the-child and Corder-the-man - lie scattered throughout: buried tins, baseball gloves, West Texas sunsets, hill sides, mesquite trees, ghost towns, dirt roads all take on archetypal meaning, putting the narrator in touch with the Jungian "Self" or Soul. Of particular note in Corder's lifelong Soul-questing is his
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Jim W Corder; Jim W Corder; Jim W Corder; Jim W Corder; Jim W Corder
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jim W Corder; James S Baumlin; Eric Knickerbocker
ISBN: 9780913785065 0913785067
OCLC Number: 183926358
Description: 159 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Preface / James S. Baumlin --
Introduction. The Art of Corder's Memoir / James S. Baumlin and Eric Knickerbocker --
What I Can Show and Tell --
What I Can't Show and Tell --
Family --
What is Lost (I) --
Sisters --
What is Lost (II) --
Brothers --
A Dream of Children --
What is Lost (III) --
Fragments of a Personal Canon --
Missing Persons --
Lost Pieces --
Fluvanna --
Vanished Places --
Not Filed --
Active Files --
I Am Not Here --
The Buried Tin --
A Scrapbook of What's Missing --
The Scrapbook that Holds the Truth at the End of the World.
Responsibility: preface by James S. Baumlin ; introduction by James S. Baumlin and Eric Knickerbocker.
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