restricted access   Volume 23, Number 1, Spring 1988

Table of Contents

River of Paradox: John McPhee’s “The Encircled River”

pp. 3-15
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A. B. Guthrie’s Fair Land, Fair Land: A Requiem

pp. 17-30
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Mary Austin and Houghton Mifflin Company: A Case Study in the Marketing of a Western Writer

pp. 31-42
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Notes

p. 43
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Essay Reviews

The Woman at Otowi Crossing by Frank Waters (review)

pp. 45-50
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A Literary History of the American West (review)

pp. 50-53
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Reprints of Note

p. 54
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Reviews

Wild Westerns: Stories from the Grand Pulps ed. by Bill Pronzini (review)

p. 55
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Selling the Wild West: Popular Western Fiction, 1860–1960 by Christine Bold (review)

p. 56
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The Best of the West ed. by Joe R. Lansdale (review)

pp. 56-57
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Good-bye, Son and Other Stories by Janet Lewis (review)

pp. 57-58
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The News of the World by Ron Carlson (review)

p. 58
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Golden Days by Carolyn See (review)

p. 59
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The Earth Abideth by George Dell (review)

pp. 59-60
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Selected Letters of Raymond Chandler ed. by Frank MacShane (review)

pp. 60-61
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“The Tools of My Trade”: Annotated Books in Jack London’s Library by David Mike Hamilton (review)

pp. 61-62
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Jack London’s California: The Golden Poppy and Other Writings ed. by Sal Noto, and: With a Heart Full of Love: Jack London’s Presentation Inscriptions to the Women in His Life ed. by Sal Noto (review)

pp. 62-64
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Beats & Company: Portrait of a Literary Generation by Ann Charters (review)

pp. 64-65
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The Beat Vision: A Primary Sourcebook ed. by Arthur and Kit Knight (review)

pp. 65-66
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The Silent Screen and My Talking Hear by Nell Shipman (review)

pp. 66-67
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The Journals of the Lewis and Clark Expedition, August 30, 1803–August 24, 1804 ed. by Gary E. Moulton, and: The Journals of the Lewis and Clark Expedition, August 25, 1804–April 6, 1805 ed. by Gary E. Moulton (review)

pp. 67-68
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Escape From Death Valley, As Told by William Lewis Manley and Other ’49ers ed. by Leroy and Jean Johnson (review)

pp. 68-69
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Willa Cather: The Emerging Voice by Sharon O’Brien, and: Cather’s Kitchens: Foodways in Literature and Life by Roger L. and Linda K. Welsch (review)

pp. 69-70
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A History of Steinbeck’s Cannery Row by Tom Mangelsdorf (review)

p. 71
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Classics of Texas Fiction by James Ward Lee (review)

p. 72
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Land Fever: Dispossession and the Frontier Myth by James M. Marshall (review)

pp. 72-73
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Stories from the Country of Lost Borders by Mary Austin (review)

pp. 73-74
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Stories We Listened To by John Haines (review)

pp. 74-75
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The Men in My Life by James D. Houston (review)

pp. 75-76
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Stephen Crane by Bettina L. Knapp (review)

p. 76
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I See by My Get-Up by Ron Querry (review)

p. 77
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Images of America: Travelers from Abroad in the New World by Robert B. Downs (review)

pp. 77-78
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The Desert Is No Lady: Southwestern Landscapes in Women’s Writing and Art ed. by Vera Norwood and Janice Monk (review)

pp. 78-79
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Northwest Variety: Personal Essays by 14 Regional Authors ed. by Lex Runciman and Steven Sher, and: Owning It All by William Kittredge (review)

pp. 80-81
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A Treasury of the Sierra Nevada ed. by Robert Leonard Reid (review)

p. 81
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Beyond Forget: Rediscovering The Prairies by Mark Abley (review)

pp. 81-82
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In Condor Country by David Darlington (review)

pp. 82-83
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The Vanishing White Man by Stan Steiner (review)

pp. 83-84
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Last of the Breed by Louis L’Amour (review)

pp. 84-85
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The Treble V: The Legacy of a Cattle Baron of the Old West by R. Guild Gray (review)

p. 85
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Blood Moon by K. Patrick Conner (review)

p. 86
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The Man Who Rode Midnight by Elmer Kelton (review)

pp. 86-87
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The Western Writer’s Handbook ed. by James L. Collins (review)

pp. 87-88
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Pieces of Map, Pieces of Music by Robert Bringhurst, and: The Nootka Rose by Sam Hamill (review)

pp. 88-89
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Little Lucy’s Papa: A Story of Silverland by Dan DeQuille and William Wright (review)

p. 89
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Artifacts by B. J. Buckley (review)

p. 90
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Balzac’s Dolls and Other Essays, Studies, and Literary Sketches by Greg Boyd (review)

p. 90
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Cowboy by Bernard Wolf (review)

p. 90
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Jack London on the Road: The Tramp Diary and Other Hobo Writings ed. by Richard W. Etulain (review)

p. 91
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Maasaw: Profile of a Hopi God by Ekkehart Malotki and Michael Lomatuway’ma (review)

p. 91
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The Sadness of Days: Selected and New Poems by Luis Omar Salinas (review)

p. 91
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A Shroud in the Family by Lionel G. Garcia (review)

p. 91
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Stories of Maasaw, A Hopi God by Ekkehart Malotki and Michael Lomatuway’ma (review)

p. 92
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The Way To Independence: Memories of a Hidatsa Indian Family, 1840–1920 by Gilbert L. Wilson (review)

p. 92
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Life of Bishop Machebeuf by W. J. Howlett (review)

p. 92
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The Deerslayer, or The First Warpath by James Fenimore Cooper, and: The Pilot; A Tale of the Sea by James Fenimore Cooper (review)

p. 93
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American Indian Woman, Telling Their Lives by Gretchen M. Bataille and Kathleen Mullen Sands (review)

p. 93
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