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  Volume 48, Number 4, Winter 2014

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p. 369 | DOI: 10.1353/wal.2014.0044

Winners of the WLA 2013 Awards: Presented at the 48th Annual WLA Conference in Berkeley, California

p. 370 | DOI: 10.1353/wal.2014.0049

“Nothing but land”: Women’s Narratives, Gardens, and the Settler-Colonial Imaginary in the US West and Australian Outback

pp. 374-399 | DOI: 10.1353/wal.2014.0024

“Learn to Talk Yaqui”: Mexico and the Cherokee Literary Politics of John Milton Oskison and Will Rogers

pp. 400-421 | DOI: 10.1353/wal.2014.0029

All the Pretty Mexican Girls: Whiteness and Racial Desire in Cormac McCarthy’s All the Pretty Horses and Cities of the Plain

pp. 422-442 | DOI: 10.1353/wal.2014.0034

Resisting the Border: Natural Narrative, Everyday Story

pp. 444-463 | DOI: 10.1353/wal.2014.0038

Book Reviews

Autobiography, Ecology, and the Well-Placed Self: The Growth of Natural Biography in Contemporary American Life Writing by Nathan Straight (review)

pp. 464-466 | DOI: 10.1353/wal.2014.0042

Sight Unseen: How Frémont’s First Expedition Changed the American Landscape by Andrew Menard (review)

pp. 466-467 | DOI: 10.1353/wal.2014.0047

The Joaquín Band: The History behind the Legend by Lori Lee Wilson (review)

pp. 467-469 | DOI: 10.1353/wal.2014.0022

Gunfight at the Eco-Corral: Western Cinema and the Environment by Robin L. Murray and Joseph K. Heumann (review)

pp. 469-470 | DOI: 10.1353/wal.2014.0027

Positive Pollutions and Cultural Toxins: Waste and Contamination in Contemporary U.S. Ethnic Literatures by John Blair Gamber (review)

pp. 470-471 | DOI: 10.1353/wal.2014.0032

Liberty Lanes by Robin Troy (review)

pp. 472-473 | DOI: 10.1353/wal.2014.0036

In the Land of the Grasshopper Song: Two Women in the Klamath River Indian Country in 1908–09 by Mary Ellicott Arnold and Mabel Reed, with an introduction by Susan Bernardin (review)

pp. 473-474 | DOI: 10.1353/wal.2014.0040

The Suppressed Memoirs of Mabel Dodge Luhan: Sex, Syphilis, and Psychoanalysis in the Making of Modern American Culture by Lois Palken Rudnick (review)

pp. 474-475 | DOI: 10.1353/wal.2014.0045

The Last Shepherd by Martin Etchart (review)

pp. 475-476 | DOI: 10.1353/wal.2014.0050

The Writings of Eusebio Chacón Reintroduced, trans., and ed. by A. Gabriel Meléndez and Francisco Lomelí (review)

pp. 477-478 | DOI: 10.1353/wal.2014.0025

When Women Were Birds: Fifty-four Variations on Voice by Terry Tempest Williams (review)

pp. 478-479 | DOI: 10.1353/wal.2014.0030

Subterranean Red by Kathleen Johnson (review)

pp. 479-480 | DOI: 10.1353/wal.2014.0035

Custer by Larry McMurtry (review)

pp. 480-481 | DOI: 10.1353/wal.2014.0039

Willa Cather and Aestheticism: From Romanticism to Modernism ed. by Ann Moseley and Sarah Cheney Watson (review)

pp. 481-483 | DOI: 10.1353/wal.2014.0043

Horizon’s Lens: My Time on the Turning World by Elizabeth Dodd (review)

pp. 483-484 | DOI: 10.1353/wal.2014.0048

Styles of Extinction: Cormac McCarthy’s “The Road” ed. by Julian Murphet and Mark Steven (review)

pp. 484-485 | DOI: 10.1353/wal.2014.0023

The Textual Life of Airports: Reading the Culture of Flight by Christopher Schaberg (review)

pp. 485-486 | DOI: 10.1353/wal.2014.0028

Battleborn: Stories by Claire Vaye Watkins (review)

pp. 486-487 | DOI: 10.1353/wal.2014.0033

Along These Highways by Rene S. Perez II (review)

pp. 487-488 | DOI: 10.1353/wal.2014.0037

Mountains of the Moon by Greg Kuzma (review)

p. 489 | DOI: 10.1353/wal.2014.0041

The Searchers: The Making of an American Legend by Glenn Frankel (review)

pp. 490-491 | DOI: 10.1353/wal.2014.0046

Blasphemy by Sherman Alexie (review)

pp. 491-493 | DOI: 10.1353/wal.2014.0021


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