New Writers of the Purple Sage: An Anthology of Contemporary Western Writing

Paperback
$16.36
BN.com price
(Save 9%)$18.00 List Price
Other sellers (Paperback)
  • All (15) from $1.99   
  • New (3) from $10.06   
  • Used (12) from $1.99   
Sending request ...

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780140169409
  • Publisher: Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated
  • Publication date: 9/1/1992
  • Pages: 352
  • Product dimensions: 5.42 (w) x 7.86 (h) x 0.95 (d)

Meet the Author

Russell Martin's Picasso's War: The Destruction of Guernica, and the Masterpiece That Changed the World is published in hardcover by Dutton and in unabridged audio by Highbridge. He is the author of Beethoven's Hair (2000), a U.S. bestseller and winner of the Colorado Book Award, which has been published in fifteen editions around the world and will soon be the subject of an international television documentary. His highly acclaimed 1994 book, Out of Silence, was named by the Bloomsbury Review as one of fifteen best books of its first fifteen years of publication.  A Story That Stands Like A Dam: Glen Canyon and the Struggle for the Soul of the West (1989), won the Caroline Bancroft History Prize.  He also is the author of the novel Beautiful Islands (1988); The Color Orange: A Super Bowl Season with the Denver Broncos (1987); Matters Gray and White: A Neurologist, His Patients & the Mysteries of the Brain (1986); Entering Space (co-authored with Joseph P. Allen, 1984), and Cowboy: The Enduring Myth of the Wild West (1983). He has edited two anthologies of contemporary western writing, Writers of the Purple Sage (1984) and New Writers of the Purple Sage (1992).  He is a graduate of The Colorado College in Colorado Springs, where he has returned to teach for eighteen years. He also has taught courses at conferences including Writers@Work and the Desert Writers workshop. He spent a postgraduate year on a Thomas Watson Foundation fellowship in Great Britain and Guatemala and worked as a newspaper reporter in Telluride, Colorado for a number of years before becoming a freelance writer. In 1995, he was awarded an honorary doctorate by his alma mater.  He lives in Denver and Salt Lake City.

Read More Show Less

Table of Contents

Introduction

William Kittredge
"Home"
Gretel Ehrlich
"Madeleine's Day" and "McKay" From DRINKING DRY CLOUDS
Deirdre McNamer
From RIMA IN THE WEEDS
Rudolfo A. Anaya
Iliana of the Pleasure Dreams
N. Scott Momaday
"Remote as the stars are his sentiments just now" From THE ANCIENT CHILD
James Welch
From THE INDIAN LAWYER
Pam Houston
"How to Talk to a Hunter"
Charles Bowden
From DESIERTO
Ivan Doig
From RIDE WITH ME, MARIAH MONTANA
Thomas McGuane
From KEEP THE CHANGE
Lisa Sandlin
"Invisible Powers"
Barbara Kingsolver
"Why I Am a Danger to the Public"
Linda Hogan
From MEAN SPIRIT
Robert Mayer
"The Dreams of Ada"
Gary Paul Nabhan
"Harvest Time" from ENDURING SEEDS
Denise Chavez
"The Last of the Menu Girls"
Tim Sandlin
From SKIPPED PARTS
Ron Carlson
"The H Street Sledding Record"
Joanne Greenberg
"Offering Up"
Russell Martin
From BEAUTIFUL ISLANDS
Terry Tempest Williams
"Whimbrels" from REFUGE
David Quammen
"Strawberries under Ice"
David Long
"The New World"

Notes on the Contributors

Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Be the first to write a review
( 0 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(0)

4 Star

(0)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously

    If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
    Why is this product inappropriate?
    Comments (optional)