Man killed by pheasant: and other kinships

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Da Capo Press, Mar 25, 2008 - Biography & Autobiography - 263 pages
12 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

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User Review  - Robynn - Goodreads

The Iowan says: “If David Sedaris and Annie Dillard had a literary love child and raised him in Iowa, he would write like this. The landscape of Price's memoir is a grace-filled territory of wit ... 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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