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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 | DOI: 10.1353/fge.2007.0023

2006 Editors/Prize


pp. 1-6 | DOI: 10.1353/fge.2007.0017

Take Me with You

pp. 7-20 | DOI: 10.1353/fge.2007.0008

Essays and Memoirs

Alone in Amsterdam

pp. 21-37 | DOI: 10.1353/fge.2007.0014

A Self-Portrait of a Woman Who Hates Cameras

pp. 39-47 | DOI: 10.1353/fge.2007.0004

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

pp. 49-56 | DOI: 10.1353/fge.2007.0012

Regrets Only

pp. 57-71 | DOI: 10.1353/fge.2007.0016


pp. 73-80 | DOI: 10.1353/fge.2007.0022

Final: Comprehensive, Roughly

pp. 81-91 | DOI: 10.1353/fge.2007.0015


pp. 93-97 | DOI: 10.1353/fge.2007.0020

What Has Happened to Charmaine?

pp. 99-105 | DOI: 10.1353/fge.2007.0000

Kano, and Elsewhere

pp. 107-120 | DOI: 10.1353/fge.2007.0006

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

pp. 121-123 | DOI: 10.1353/fge.2007.0011

The Lear Years

pp. 125-130 | DOI: 10.1353/fge.2007.0010


pp. 131-144 | DOI: 10.1353/fge.2007.0019


Roundtable: Research in Nonfiction

pp. 145-164 | DOI: 10.1353/fge.2007.0005

Photo Essay

Luke Swank: A Life and Legacy Rediscovered

pp. 165-171 | DOI: 10.1353/fge.2007.0002

Book Reviews

Full-Lenth Reviews

The World Before Mirrors (review)

pp. 173-175 | DOI: 10.1353/fge.2007.0021

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 | DOI: 10.1353/fge.2007.0001

Perishable (review)

pp. 178-180 | DOI: 10.1353/fge.2007.0009

Birdsong: A Natural History (review)

pp. 180-181 | DOI: 10.1353/fge.2007.0003

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 | DOI: 10.1353/fge.2007.0013

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 | DOI: 10.1353/fge.2007.0018


About the Contributors

pp. 191-194 | DOI: 10.1353/fge.2007.0007

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