Big Sky Reader: A Treasury of the Best Writing from Big Sky Journal

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Here in this volume are the personal reflections on Montana and its people - in stories and essays - from some of the finest writers in America today. The contributors to The Big Sky Reader attempt to give the reader a sense of the spirit of Montana and its place in western literature. We read of ranches and rodeos, saloons, rivers, fires, and the never-ending Sky. In the end, this treasury captures a sense of country and home and presents a vivid picture of life in the American...
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Overview

Here in this volume are the personal reflections on Montana and its people - in stories and essays - from some of the finest writers in America today. The contributors to The Big Sky Reader attempt to give the reader a sense of the spirit of Montana and its place in western literature. We read of ranches and rodeos, saloons, rivers, fires, and the never-ending Sky. In the end, this treasury captures a sense of country and home and presents a vivid picture of life in the American West.
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  • ISBN-13: 9780312262938
  • Publisher: St. Martin's Press
  • Publication date: 6/15/2000
  • Edition description: REV
  • Pages: 272
  • Product dimensions: 6.21 (w) x 9.24 (h) x 0.71 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction
Fires 3
Jacob Dies 15
Lady 27
Chinook 39
Painted into the Corners of America 50
Where Our Dreams Choose to Live 54
Confessions of a Timber Faller 60
Mountains of the Imagination 67
A Rebirth of Wonder in the Regenesis of Significant Steel 73
Horse Dreams and Lamentations 78
City Limits 85
Haying Horses in my Mind 88
Apologies to Ed 89
Charlie's Bar 97
A Shot and Abuse 102
The New Atlas Bar 106
The Jersey Lilly 110
Edie's Place 114
The Lowest Bar in Montana 119
Summer in the Beartooths 125
Big Water, Big Fish 131
Headwaters 136
Five Rivers, Five Days 151
Ridin' With Ray 159
In a Perch's Eye 171
Montana, Magdalena and Friends that Fish 174
Promised Land 179
Seeing the Prairie 184
Moving to Monana 190
Ted Trueblood: Reflections on a Western Legend 194
Catch and Eat 201
Encounter at the Summit 204
The River That Runs Through It: The Big Blackfoot 217
Eternal Wind and Wildness: The Missouri 225
This Savage Land: The Yaak 231
Walking the Boulder 242
Vision of a River: The Henry's Fork 248
The Clark Fork: River of Awe 253
Author Biographies 259
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