Man Killed by Pheasant: And Other Kinships

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Da Capo Press, Mar 25, 2008 - Biography & Autobiography - 240 pages
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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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MAN KILLED BY PHEASANT: (and Other Kinships): A Memoir

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An appealing, occasionally humorous journey from isolated childhood to fulfilling adulthood, set against the ever-dwindling prairies of small-town Iowa.Price (English/Univ. of Nebraska, Omaha; Not ... Read full review

Man killed by pheasant: and other kinships: [a memoir]

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Price's (English, Univ. of Nebraska; Not Just Any Land) memoir, in which he writes with a reverence for place, family, friends, and neighbors, is structured in three appropriately titled sections ... 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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