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Poems
Red Shuttleworth is a poet of the modern West, and his work explores the full possibilities of history and life in this complex region, ranging from musings on the careers of outlaws like Jesse James and John Wesley Hardin to wry comments on marriage, family, and the inescapable trappings of middle-class life.... more

[Hardcover] - $21.95
Etymological Gossip About Some Interesting English Words
Modern English is rich in words derived from sources as diverse as classical Latin and Greek, Indonesian and other Asian languages, European mythology and religion, and the popular culture of many times and places.... more

[Paperback] - $16.00
Stories
Why I Lie tells the painful and hilarious story of a down home Arkansas boy's efforts to make good. Jack Smith, the protagonist of this story cycle, is an unwilling ne'er-do-well, from "... more

[Paperback] - $18.00
This stunning book will startle readers who harbor romantic notions about contemporary Native American life.... more
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