Man killed by pheasant: and other kinships

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Da Capo Press, Mar 25, 2008 - Biography & Autobiography - 263 pages
11 Reviews
John price’s story is one of family and place, rich with wild creatures, with his Swedish ancestors, with neighbors, and with his prairie home. His work, deeply grounded in the grasslands of the Midwest, is, like that of Edward Abbey or Aldo Leopold, tied to place yet elevated by experiences that know no boundaries.

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Review: Man Killed by Pheasant and Other Kinships

User Review  - Susan - Goodreads

This book made me laugh out loud a few times. I like his writing style. Many Iowans & midwesterners of a certain age would really enjoy. As it is so well-written, I think it has a very broad appeal. Read full review

Review: Man Killed by Pheasant and Other Kinships

User Review  - Brian - Goodreads

This book was a lot of fun. His writing is interesting, insightful, and often hilarious. Some chapters dragged for me, but most of them flew by, and all of them had at least one really interesting ... Read full review

Contents

On Haskell Street a prelude
1
The Robin Defense
15
Mole Man Lives
43
Copyright

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About the author (2008)

John T. Price, Professor of English at the University of Nebraska, Omaha, is the recipient of an NEA grant and the author of Not Just Any Land.

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