Goodbye To A River

Author: John Graves
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: 0307773353
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In the 1950s, a series of dams was proposed along the Brazos River in north-central Texas.

John Graves Writer

Author: Mark Busby
Publisher: University of Texas Press
ISBN: 0292783469
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(29) McMurtry's impatience with the narrative of Goodbye to a River can be partly
attributed to context. It is part of an essay-manifesto written at a time when he was
determined to separate himself from other Texas writers by stating, unequivocally
, his views on what he saw as the failure of Texas letters. The quiet narrative of
John Graves' river journey is at the other end of the rhetorical spectrum from the
declarative, argumentative requirements of his own essay, and this context no ...

Fourteen Days On The Brazos

Author: Don Martin
ISBN: 9781320034838
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A Narrative about a fourteen day kayak trip down the Brazos River inspired by John Graves and his 1960 classic "Goodbye to a River".


Author: Cheryl Strayed
ISBN: 9786053434269
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The River Of Golden Sand

Author: William John Gill
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1108019536
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The Narrative of a Journey Through China and Eastern Tibet to Burmah William
John Gill, Henry Yule. 62 PEOFUSION OF FEUIT. ... Carles endeavoured to
extract some information from the inquisitive but well-disposed crowd, but as
each of his queries elicited nothing but questions in return, we soon said
goodbye, and rode away, followed some distance beyond the houses by many of
the villagers, a large proportion of whom had very severe goitre. Returning
through Ma-Lan-Yu we ...

City Of The Big Shoulders

Author: Ryan G. Van Cleave
Publisher: University of Iowa Press
ISBN: 1609380908
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Dinner in the neighborhood café is Jim's funnytales offarm, ofgridiron, of Harvard
Law—all ofus telling stories ofhere, there 8: everywhere, the way you might come
into a small town where time has not yet imposed its orderly narrative. Let us be
... It's onlythen you know Chicago. Goodbye cardinals 8t robins, coffee in the
garden. Goodbye ever-present lake. Goodbye river whose course has been
altered & changed from toxic to merely dangerous. Goodbye ever-changing city.
Goodbye ...

The Civil War A Narrative Red River To Appomattox

Author: Shelby Foote
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: 9780394746227
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... except for notices in the papers that he would be there. Crook was about to go
off shift, and when they reached the White House door Lincoln paused for a
moment and turned to face him. He seemed gloomy, depressed. "Goodbye,
Crook," he said, to the guard's surprise. Always before, it had been "Good night.
Crook," when they parted. Now suddenly it was goodbye; "Goodbye, Crook." Still,
by the time the carriage rolled out of the driveway a few minutes later, on through
streets that ...

The Civil War A Narrative

Author: Shelby Foote
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: 0307744698
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Volume 3: Red River to Appomattox Shelby Foote. of high rank. It was evident
that ... Those who could find voice said goodbye; those who could not speak, and
were near, passed their hands gently over the sides of Traveller.” From point to
point there ... He told Marshall to prepare an order, a farewell to the army, but he
had little heart for talk and turned in early, weary from the strain of perhaps the
longest and no doubt the hardest day he had ever known. A cold rain fell next