Flight Dreams: A Life in the Midwestern Landscape

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University of Iowa Press, Jan 1, 1998 - Biography & Autobiography - 286 pages
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Reminiscent of Thoreau's introspective nature writing and Dillard's taut, personal prose, each chapter in Flight Dreams stands alone as a distinct narrative, yet each is linked by profoundly personal descriptions of dreams, the natural world, defining experiences, and chance encounters with people that later prove to be fateful. Part Eastern meditation, part dream sequence, part historical reconstruction, Flight Dreams testifies to a deep understanding of how the natural world - its visible and invisible elements - guides our destinies.

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Last Rites
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About the author (1998)

Lisa Knopp is an associate professor of English at the University of Nebraska at Omaha and the author of "Flight Dreams: A Life in the Midwestern Landscape," "Field of Vision," and "The Nature of Home: A Lexicon of Essays" (available in a Bison Books edition).

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