Writing on the Wind: An Anthology of West Texas Women Writers

Writing on the Wind: An Anthology of West Texas Women Writers

by Lou Halsell Rodenberger
     
 

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Western Texas is high and wide, a broad, broad stretch of ground under a full arc of sky. Judging from the stories and essays of these two dozen or so women, it does not pay to be puny in this place; but it does pay to be smart and funny and capable of handling more than a little sadness. Meet a Scots lassie set upon the plains, a series of women whose articulation… See more details below

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Western Texas is high and wide, a broad, broad stretch of ground under a full arc of sky. Judging from the stories and essays of these two dozen or so women, it does not pay to be puny in this place; but it does pay to be smart and funny and capable of handling more than a little sadness. Meet a Scots lassie set upon the plains, a series of women whose articulation was made of a soft murmur and a mess of home cooking, and the peculiar interpretations of religion, drink, and marriage best encountered by those born to a West Texas accent and attitude. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

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ISBN-13:
9780896725409
Publisher:
Texas Tech University Press
Publication date:
05/15/2005
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.10(d)

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