Augury by Philip GarrisonAugury by Philip Garrison


byPhilip GarrisonEditorRobert AtwanForeword byRobert Atwan

Paperback | September 15, 2014

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Set primarily in Mexico and the American Northwest, yet equally at home with Achilleus on the Trojan plains or with Walt Whitman in his New Jersey home, these fifteen essays pass back and forth across international boundaries as easily as they cross the more fluid lines separating past and present. Part biography, part history, Augury is also something of a writer’s journal, a guide to Garrison’s imaginative journeys.
PHILIP GARRISON’s books include Waiting for the Earth to Turn Over: Identity and the Late Twentieth-Century American West, The Permit That Never Expires: Migrant Tales from the Ozark Hills and the Mexican Highlands, and Because I Don’t Have Wings: Stories of Mexican Immigrant Life. A professor of English emeritus at Central Washington ...
Title:AuguryFormat:PaperbackDimensions:176 pages, 8.5 × 5.48 × 0.51 inPublished:September 15, 2014Publisher:University Of Georgia PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0820347477

ISBN - 13:9780820347479


Editorial Reviews

At its best, as it is here, [the essay] is a kind of ruminative thinking on the page or writing as the reader watches, something akin to Georges Simenon’s feat of writing a novel in a Paris bookstore window. - Chicago Tribune