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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780816629039
  • Publisher: University of Minnesota Press
  • Publication date: 4/28/1997
  • Pages: 176
  • Product dimensions: 5.88 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Table of Contents

Foreword
Acknowledgments
Postcards from Duluth 3
At the Edge of Town: Duluth, Minn 16
Breaking the Ribbon 24
The North Shore 28
Where I Ought to Be 39
From the Rio Grande to the Rainy 43
Open Spaces (excerpt) 53
Listening for the Esker's Song 60
The Tourist 66
Burial 75
The Red Dirt Ennobled Their Faces 85
Dear Folks 88
Next Wilderness 102
What It Means to Be an American in Coleraine, Minnesota 107
Women in the Wood Smoke 121
Sugar Bush 125
The Tree 129
Ice Harvest 135
Finding Symmetry in a Rock Pile 139
Sugar Camp 144
Everyone Talks about It 151
Solid Winter 160
Chickadee Bob 165
A Parliament of Owls 170
Wild Goose Chase 178
In the Company of Wolves 181
Sand Lake Peatland, October 191
The Bog in Summer 198
If It Rains, They Will Come 200
Longing for Little Trout 204
Northern Passages 210
Traveling Light 213
By the Fire 215
Contributors 219
Permissions and Publication Histories 227
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