Cover

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pp. 1-1

Title Page, Copyright, Dedication

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pp. 2-7

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Author’s Note

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pp. vii-9

i concern myself in this book with matters of war, race, religion, memory, illness, and family, sources of humor and horror. And: boxing, which has been reported in literature from Homer on. Although a questionable and hardly perfect sport, there are times when individuals in the ring, acknowledging the risk...

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Part I

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pp. 1-98

My father’s father, James Arthur Anderson, owned family land near Moab that he lost in a poker game to a Utah judge. To remedy this loss, he made and sold Prohibition hooch to Jack Mormons. In time, his selling to Utes on the reservation set the Feds on his trail. Loading...

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Part II

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pp. 99-208

In the fall of 1987, a deer struck my car. Never saw the deer. It may as well have been a meteorite or a bullet. What I heard was the noise. Though the deer had been inside the car, I never saw it. My door was jammed, but I don’t remember crawling over the gear shift to exit on the passenger...

Works Cited

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pp. 209-216

Permissions

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pp. 217-218