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  Volume 9, Number 1, Spring 2007

Table of Contents

From: Fourth Genre: Explorations in Nonfiction

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About the cooper

pp. vii-viii
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2006 Editors/Prize

Mammalian

pp. 1-6
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Take Me with You

pp. 7-20
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Essays and Memoirs

Alone in Amsterdam

pp. 21-37
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A Self-Portrait of a Woman Who Hates Cameras

pp. 39-47
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Thoughts Occasioned by My Father-in-law, Garlic, and Montevideo's Mercado Modelo

pp. 49-56
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Regrets Only

pp. 57-71
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Dam

pp. 73-80
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Final: Comprehensive, Roughly

pp. 81-91
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Big-Shot

pp. 93-97
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What Has Happened to Charmaine?

pp. 99-105
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Kano, and Elsewhere

pp. 107-120
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I Met a Man Who Has Seen the Ivory-billed Woodpecker, and This Is What He Told Me

pp. 121-123
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The Lear Years

pp. 125-130
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Post-Mortem

pp. 131-144
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Roundable

Roundtable: Research in Nonfiction

pp. 145-164
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Photo Essay

Luke Swank: A Life and Legacy Rediscovered

pp. 165-171
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Book Reviews

Full-Lenth Reviews

The World Before Mirrors (review)

pp. 173-175
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Strange Piece of Paradise: A Return to the American West to Investigate My Attempted Murder - and Solve the Riddle of Myself (review)

pp. 176-178
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Perishable (review)

pp. 178-180
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Birdsong: A Natural History (review)

pp. 180-181
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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.

Leaping: Revelations and Epiphanies, and: Spirited Men: Story, Soul, and Substance, and: The Wet Engine: Exploring the Mad Wild Miracle of the Heart (review)

pp. 183-186
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Castles Burning: A Child's Life in War, and: Mountains Beyond Mountains:The Quest of Dr. Paul Farmer, a Man Who Would Cure the World, and: JAPAN: True Stories, Travelers Tales (review)

pp. 186-189
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Contributors

About the Contributors

pp. 191-194
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Research Areas

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