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Writers of the purple sage : an anthology of recent western writing

Author: Marc Barasch; Russell Martin; John Treadwell Nichols
Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A. : Viking Penguin Inc. ; Harmondsworth, Middlesex, England : Penguin Books Ltd ; Ringwood, Victoria, Australia : Penguin Books Australia Ltd ; Markham, Ontario, Canada : Penguin Books Canada Limited ; Auckland, New Zealand : Penguin Books (N.Z.) Ltd, 1984.
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Genre/Form: Western fiction
Literary collections
Western stories
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Writers of the purple sage.
New York, N.Y. : Penguin Books, 1984
(OCoLC)762582722
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Marc Barasch; Russell Martin; John Treadwell Nichols
ISBN: 0140073701 9780140073706
OCLC Number: 10799579
Notes: Chiefly short stories and excerpts from novels.
Description: xx, 340 pages ; 20 cm
Contents: Introduction to The way to Rainy Mountain / N. Scott Momaday --
Yellow Woman / Leslie Marmon Silko --
Flip, from This house of sky / Ivan Doig --
Logging and pimping and "Your pal, Jim / Norman Maclean --
[An excerpt] from The Milagro beanfield war / John Nichols --
[An excerpt] from Bless me, Ultima / Rudolfo Anaya --
Walking out / David Quammen --
The solace of open spaces / Gretel Ehrlich --
Cape Solitude / Edward Abbey --
Weeds / Rick DeMarinis --
Winterkill / Richard Ford --
Why I love country music / Elizabeth Tallent --
The system, from Midge & Decker / Robert Mayer --
The last man alive / Alan Prendergast --
Home fires / David Long --
We are not in this together / William Kittredge --
The El Western / Thomas McGuane --
Cliff dwellers / Russell Martin --
[An excerpt] from Winter in the blood / James Welch.
Other Titles: Anthology of recent western writing
Responsibility: edited and with an introduction by Russell Martin, Marc Barasch.

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