Monthly Archives: December 1991

50,000 Watts of Jazz from Fargo

Tim Runquist #239 MEA 1991.008 50,000 Watts of Jazz from Fargo is a mid-1980′s “roadside folklore/novel legend sketchbook” that follows three young men and a 1967 Volkswagen across the United States. Along the way, they encounter the motorcycle cop from … Continue reading

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The Pine Forest

Robert Johnson #238 POE 1991.019 The poems in The Pine Forest were largely written when the author was going through particularly stressful periods, sometimes while confined to the hospital. Written from the heart out of personal experience, they reflect a … Continue reading

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Sherlock’s Homes

Raymond Sherlock #237 MEA 1991.007 In Sherlock’s Homes, at age eighty-five, Raymond Sherlock tells a life story which spans the twentieth century from horse and buggy to jet airliners. Raymond and Marian, his wife of sixty-two years, lived the first … Continue reading

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The American Book of the Dead

Alan Catlin #235 SOC 1991.015 Although The American Book of the Dead is primarily set in the not too distant past and the foreseeable future, it is a timeless book. It is as timeless as the basic desires of love, … Continue reading

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Where the Shadows Run from Themselves

Paul Clayton #235 WAR 1991.005 Viet Nam made me a writer. The experience was so penetrating, so crushing, that all I could think about when I returned was to write it all out and tell other people. I wanted all … Continue reading

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