Lost in west Texas
"I want to hear about such folks as my father and how he knows how to make cement, not by recipe, but by something in his bones. I want to hear how my grandfather learned to plow a straight furrow and why even older men always called him Mister. I want to know all of the reasons why, those years ago, my mother cried when the tomatoes in her garden twisted and died."
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Episodes in the Life of a West Texas Materialist
Scenes from the Thirties
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@marillo Globe-News: News: West Texas! 10/16/98
... between Dallas and Lubbock christened "The Big Empty" by native son Jim Corder, late author of a whimsical reminiscence entitled "Lost in West Texas. ...
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For, despite the notoriety he gained later in his career—even before the publication of Lost in West Texas—Corder willfully occupied a spot on the ...
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