Dancing on the Stones: Selected Essays

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UNM Press, 2000 - Literary Collections - 247 pages
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"If you've read any of John Nichols's novels or books of nonfiction, you've met a lively, funny, and very impassioned man. This new collection of essays gives you the opportunity to know him even more intimately. Taoseño, fisherman, father, author, spokesman for all underdogs, Nichols has gathered writings that span more than thirty years and range from idyllic reflections on nature to unmerciful satires on impending Armageddon."--from the jacket,Dancing on the Stones

 

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DANCING ON THE STONES: Selected Essays

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Politically charged essays by the noted novelist and screenwriter. One of the last of the '60s-era true believers, Nichols (Conjugal Bliss, 1993, etc.) has earned a strong reputation not only for this ... Read full review

Dancing on the stones: selected essays

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This collection of essays represents the "stepping stones" of Nichols's "journey" as an author. Almost all of the essays have been previously published or presented, and most are about the Southwest ... Read full review

Contents

Introduction
1
part two Down in Guatemala
31
The Six Greatest Museums in the West
57
Some Thoughts on Humiliation
75
Whole Lotta Fun in Kansas
84
The Case for a Social Ecology
92
What Is to Be Done?
104
part five The Writer at Work
107
part six To Be of
165
part seven September Songs
205
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About the author (2000)

John Nichols is the author of numerous books. He lives in Taos, New Mexico.

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