Jack Ruby's Kitchen Sink: Offbeat Travels Through America's Southwest

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Adventure Press/National Geographic, 2000 - Travel - 250 pages
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A wonderfully original and vivid portrait captures the soul of the Southwest and demonstrates why Tom Miller is among America's wittiest and most graceful writers. This extraordinary book leads readers deep inside the uniqueness of the region and reflects on the mounting tension between its eroding physical splendor and the diverse inhabitants who crisscross its bleached deserts, cracked pavement--and 18-hole golf courses.

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Jack Ruby's kitchen sink: offbeat travels through America's Southwest

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Since moving to the Southwest in the 1960s, Miller (On the Border, Arizona: The Land and the People) has been inspired to write about the Sunbelt. This new release gains momentum as it progresses ... Read full review

Contents

The Great Stinking Desert
9
What Is the Sound of One Billboard Falling?
29
Searching for the Heart of La Bamba
83
Copyright

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Miller reports about conflict and culture in the American Southwest and Latin America. He has lectured often about the border in United States and Mexico, and he has taught writing to students from grade school to college in both countries.

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