Volume 34, Number 3, Fall 1999

Table of Contents

Essays

Games of Chance: Gambling and Land Tenure in Tracks, Love Medicine, and The Bingo Palace

pp. 276-300
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Thoreau, Alcott, and the Mythic West

pp. 302-315
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Johan of the Mines: Muir’s Picturesque Rewrite of the Gold Rush

pp. 316-343
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Note

Black Wolf And Shakespeare: A Note on Sinclair Lewis’s The God-Seeker

p. 344
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Essay Review

A Fruitful Emptiness: Poets and Artists of the Great Basin Region

pp. 346-354
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Book Reviews

Fiber by Rick Bass (review)

pp. 356-357
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Journeys toward the Original Mind: The Long Poems of Gary Snyder by Robert Schuler (review)

pp. 357-358
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Wild Song: Poems of the Natural World ed. by John Daniel (review)

pp. 359-360
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Green Alaska: Dreams from the Far Coast by Nancy Lord (review)

pp. 360-361
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Hunting for Hope: A Father’s Journey by Scott Russell Sanders (review)

pp. 361-362
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Flight Dreams: A Life in the Midwestern Landscape by Lisa Knopp (review)

pp. 362-363
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An Ocean in Iowa by Peter Hedges (review)

p. 364
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Through the Window, Out the Door: Women’s Narratives of Departure, from Austin and Cather to Tyler, Morrison, and Didion by Janis P. Stout (review)

pp. 365-366
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Willa Cather Scholarly Edition of Obscure Destinies by Willa Cather (review)

pp. 366-367
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Jack London: A Study of the Short Fiction by Jeanne Campbell Reesman (review)

pp. 367-368
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Blue Horses Rush In: Poems and Stories by Luci Tapahonso, and: a snake in her mouth: poems 1974–96 by nila northSun (review)

pp. 369-371
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Photo and Word by David Robertson (review)

pp. 372-373
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Contributors

pp. 374-375
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WLA 1999 Award Winners

p. 383
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