Volume 8, Number 1, Spring 2006

Table of Contents

From: Fourth Genre: Explorations in Nonfiction

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Editor's Notes

pp. vii-viii
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2005 Editor's Prize

2005 Editors' Prize First Place

The Fishing Story

pp. 1-8
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2005 Editors' Prize Runner-Up

The Scribe in the Woods

pp. 9-23
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Essays and Memoirs

River of Words

pp. 25-35
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Cleora on Ice

pp. 37-43
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First You Baby, Then Me Die

pp. 45-55
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White

pp. 57-62
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The Fragility of Memory

pp. 63-73
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Win a Trip To Heaven (Details Inside)

pp. 75-84
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With Hurt Hawks

pp. 85-88
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Memorial Day

pp. 89-92
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Blink

pp. 93-107
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Jim's Corner

pp. 109-114
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Comments on the Form

The Talking Blues

pp. 115-124
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Interview

Interview with Phillip Lopate

pp. 125-137
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Photo Essay

Smash Palace -- Model Four Hundred

pp. 139-141
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Book Reviews

Full-Length Reviews

A Private History of Awe (review)

pp. 143-147
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The Middle of Everything: Memoirs of Motherhood (review)

pp. 147-149
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The Glass Castle (review)

pp. 150-152
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The Men in My Country (review)

pp. 152-154
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Reader-to-Reader: Capsule Reviews

This column invites readers to share their favorite nonfiction books in print. Memoirs, travel writing, nature writing, essay collections, biography, and true adventure are all welcome in these capsule reviews—both of new books and of old favorites still available. Our aim is to keep the best nonfiction alive in a reader-to-reader kind of way. If you have books that you'd like to recommend in this column, contact Mimi Schwartz at Mimi.Schwartz@worldnet.att.net.

The Writing Life, and: The Writer on Her Work (review)

pp. 155-157
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The Story of My Father: A Memoir, and: Assembling My Father: A Daughter's Detective Story (review)

pp. 157-159
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Contributors

About the Contributors

pp. 161-164
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