restricted access   Volume 21, Number 2, Summer 1986

Table of Contents

Checkmate: Jean Stafford’s “A Slight Maneuver”

pp. 100-109
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A Book of Resolutions: Ruth Suckow’s Some Others and Myself

pp. 111-121
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California’s Last Vaquero

pp. 123-130
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Notes

Old Gunfighters, New Cops

pp. 131-134
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Reviews

The Last Land: The Chicano Image of the Southwest by John R. Chávez (review)

p. 135
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Views of a Vanishing Frontier ed. by John C. Ewers, and: The American West: The Modern Vision by Patricia Janis Broder (review)

p. 136
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Brigham Young: American Moses by Leonard J. Arrington (review)

pp. 137-138
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Seventeen North Dakota Tales ed. by Patrick D. Morrow (review)

pp. 138-139
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From Rattlesnakes to Road Agents: Rough Times on the Frio by Frances Bramlette Farris (review)

pp. 139-140
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The Good Old Boys by Elmer Kelton, and: Time & Place by Bryan Woolley (review)

pp. 140-141
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The Best Western Stories of Wayne D. Overholser ed. by Bill Pronzini and Martin H. Greenberg, and: The Best Western Stories of Steve Frazee ed. by Bill Pronzini and Martin H. Greenberg (review)

pp. 141-142
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Spirit Mountain: An Anthology of Yuman Story and Song ed. by Leanne Hinton and Lucille J. Watahomiche (review)

pp. 142-143
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Walking Up & Down in the World: Memories of a Mountain Rambler by Smoke Blanchard (review)

pp. 143-144
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The Fatal Environment: The Myth of the Frontier in the Age of Industrialization 1800–1890 by Richard Slotkin (review)

pp. 144-145
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Cowboy Poetry: A Gathering ed. by Hal Cannon (review)

pp. 145-146
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The Real American Cowboy by Jack Weston (review)

p. 146
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Basic Texas Books: An Annotated Bibliography of Selected Works for a Research Library by John H. Jenkins (review)

p. 147
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Frank Waters: A Retrospective Anthology ed. by Charles L. Adams (review)

p. 147
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John Steinbeck’s Re-Vision of America by Louis Owens (review)

pp. 148-149
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Phil Sheridan and His Army by Paul Andrew Hutton (review)

pp. 149-150
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Rediscovering America: John Muir in His Time and Ours by Frederick Turner (review)

pp. 150-151
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Jack Kerouac by Tom Clark (review)

pp. 151-152
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Black Wolf: The Life of Ernest Thompson Seton by Betty Keller (review)

p. 152
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Owen Wister by John L. Cobbs (review)

p. 153
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The Role of Place in Literature by Leonard Lutwack (review)

p. 154
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Wilderness: The Way Ahead ed. by Vance Martin and Mary Inglis (review)

pp. 154-155
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Critical Essays On Native American Literature ed. by Andrew Wiget, and: The Native American in American Literature: A Selectively Annotated Bibliography by Roger O. Rock (review)

pp. 155-156
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Wilderness Plots: Tales About the Settlement of the American Land by Scott R. Sanders (review)

pp. 156-157
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Women Writing in America: Voices in Collage by Blanche H. Gelfant, and: That’s What She Said; Contemporary Poetry and Fiction by Native American Women ed. by Rayna Green (review)

pp. 157-159
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Natural Acts: A Sidelong View of Science and Nature by David Quammen (review)

p. 159
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The Grizzly in the Southwest: Documentary of an Extinction by David E. Brown (review)

p. 160
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Unknown California ed. by Jonathan Eisen, David Fine, and Kim Eisen (review)

pp. 161-162
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Desert Passages: Encounters with the American Deserts by Patricia Nelson Limerick (review)

pp. 162-163
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Inner Landscapes: The Theater of Sam Shepard by Ron Mottram (review)

p. 163
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Museum Pieces by Elizabeth Tallent (review)

p. 163
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Decoys and Other Stories by Ken Smith (review)

pp. 164-165
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Lonesome Dove by Larry McMurtry (review)

pp. 165-166
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The Summerfield Stories by J. M. Ferguson, Jr (review)

pp. 166-167
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The Old Colts by Glendon Swarthout (review)

pp. 167-168
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Matty’s Heart by C. J. Hribal (review)

p. 168
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Living off the Country: Essays on Poetry and Place by John Haines (review)

pp. 168-169
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Fatal Pleasure by Sam Hamill, and: Stone Roses: Poems from Transylvania by Keith Wilson (review)

pp. 169-170
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Flights of the Harvest-Mare by Linda Bierds, and: Selected Poems by Carolyn S. Foote (review)

pp. 170-171
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County O by Robert Hedin (review)

pp. 171-172
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Cowboy Poetry From Utah: An Anthology ed. by Carol A. Edison (review)

pp. 172-174
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Outcroppings from Navajoland by Donald Levering (review)

pp. 174-175
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Little-Dog-Of-Iron by Philip St. Clair, and: Star Quilt by Roberta Hill Whiteman (review)

pp. 176-177
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Wild Onions by Robert L. Jones, and: Idaho Aerogram by Linda McAndrew (review)

pp. 177-180
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Winegold by Joe Nigg (review)

pp. 180-181
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Where Water Comes Together With Other Water by Raymond Carver (review)

pp. 181-182
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Herbert Krause by Arthur R. Huseboe, and: William Everson by Lee Bartlett, and: John Haines by Peter Wild, and: Sam Shepard by Vivian M. Patraka and Mark Siegel, and: Robert Cantwell by Merrill Lewis, and: Charles Sealsfield by Walter Grünzweig (review)

pp. 182-184
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Beyond Manzanar: Views of Asian-American Womanhood by Jeanne Wakatsuki Houston, and: One Can Think About Life After the Fish Is In the Canoe by James D. Houston (review)

pp. 184-185
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The Uncle and Other Stories by Joan Shaw (review)

pp. 185-186
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The Deadly Swarm and Other Stories by LaVerne Harrell Clark (review)

p. 186
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Brief Notices

pp. 187-191
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