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Travels with George in search of Ben Hur : and other meanderings

Author: Paul Ruffin
Publisher: Columbia, South Carolina : University of South Carolina Press, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Essay : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Anecdotes
Humor
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Ruffin
ISBN: 9781570039867 1570039860
OCLC Number: 698029457
Description: xi, 172 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Things Literary, More or Less --
Travels with George in Search of Ben Hur --
The Mosquito --
The Lady with the Quick Simile --
Workshopping a Cowboy Poem --
Was Emily Mad or Merely Angry? --
On the Death of Edgar Allan Poe --
Making Preparations for the Tour --
The Girl in the Clean, Well-Lighted Place --
Explaining a Poem to a Student --
Some Rare and Unusual Books --
Tales from Kentucky Lawyers --
The Boy Who Spoke in Hymns --
Making a Dam in Segovia --
Just Thinking about Shit --
To San Juan and Back : Ah, Youth! --
On Likker and Guns --
Drinking : A Truncated History --
Rats! --
The Bowhunter Asks for My Bladder --
The Day the Sharpshooter Killed Something He Didn't Intend To --
Hi-Ho, Hi-Ho, Off to the Gun Show We Go... --
From "Growing Up in Mississippi Poor and White but Not Quite Trash" (An As-Yet-Unpublished Memoir) --
Trains : The Beginning of a Lifelong Quest for Understanding.
Responsibility: Paul Ruffin.

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