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A thousand deer : four generations of hunting and the hill country

Author: Rick Bass
Publisher: Austin, TX : University of Texas Press, 2012.
Series: Ellen and Edward Randall series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
"In November, countless families across Texas head out for the annual deer hunt, a ritual that spans generations, ethnicities, socioeconomics, and gender as perhaps no other cultural experience in the state. Rick Bass's family has returned to the same hardscrabble piece of land in the Hill Country--"the Deer Pasture"--For more than seventy-five years. In A Thousand Deer, Bass walks the Deer Pasture again in memory

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Genre/Form: Autobiographies
Named Person: Rick Bass; Rick Bass
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rick Bass
ISBN: 9780292737952 0292737955 9780292756281 0292756283
OCLC Number: 783173152
Awards: Commended for IndieFab awards (Essays) 2012
Description: 187 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: My naturalist mother --
Records --
The other Fort Worth Basses --
On Willow Creek --
Deer camp --
This year's hunt --
The deer pasture --
The silent language --
A Texas childhood --
Colter's Creek buck --
Aoudads --
Mary Katherine's first deer.
Series Title: Ellen and Edward Randall series.
Responsibility: Rick Bass.


A definitive and eloquent book about deer hunting in Texas and the lessons it teaches about the cycles of life in nature and in a family  Read more...


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"Indeed, the emotional and material tangibility of Bass's prose - exhibited at its finest in these pages - both demonstrates and contemplates the relationship between language and physicality...Rick Read more...

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