In this thoughtful collection of essays, some of the region's most notable authors join fresh new literary voices in an exploration of life in the Northwest from rural to urban, coastal rainforest to sagebrush desert. Together, these writings form a compelling portrait of the culture and landscape of the Pacific Northwest. Contributors include Robin Cody, John Daniel, Brian Doyle, Leslie Leyland Fields, Debra Gwartney, Robert Leo Heilman, Lauren Kessler, Ana Maria Spagna, and Kim Stafford.My daughter was born in the fall. I carried her from the room in which she was born to another room. She was a prayer in my hands. I was sobbing, she was not. She lay awake for hours. I watched her for those hours, mumbling prayers andanbsp;...
|Title||:||Best Essays NW|
|Author||:||Guy Maynard, Kathleen Holt|
|Publisher||:||Oregon State University Press - 2003|