Over the years I've given this book to friends, only to have it given back to me with a general "ho-hum" shrug after they read it. I was forced to conclude that I'd imagined something great in it. But every so often I picked it up again and was rewarded for my faith, largely by passages like this one: "The storm towered over him, a sheer wall of marble sixty thousand feet high
William Hauptman's Storm Season was published in the same year as Cormac McCarthy's All the Pretty Horses .
William Hauptman's Storm Season was published in the same year as Cormac McCarthy's All the Pretty Horses, and to my mind it is an equally classic Texas novel, a work rich in humour and scope and, above all, heart. Hauptman writes as beautifully about emotional stasis as he does about meteorological turmoil. This is a book about tornadoes that has its own cyclonic force: it picks you up, carries you in its grasp, and then sets you down in a surprising and distant place.
Storm Season (Southwestern Writers Collection Series). It ended up being one of the best books I have read in the last 10 years and when I found myself wanting to highlight quotes from every single chapter I knew I had to get my own copy. 0292734530 (ISBN13: 9780292734531). It was almost as if this book was handcrafted to touch I like to flatter myself with the illusion that I am a writer, and then I come upon a book like this and realize I don't know shit. I stumbled on this book by accident in the Southwest Fiction section of my library and picked it up after a brief glance through.
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Blessed McGill A Novel Southwestern Writers Collection Series.
Born in Texas, William Hauptman received a BFA from the University of Texas Drama Department and later traveled to San Francisco and New York. A graduate who received an MFA from the Yale School of Drama, he is the author of both plays and fiction
Born in Texas, William Hauptman received a BFA from the University of Texas Drama Department and later traveled to San Francisco and New York. A graduate who received an MFA from the Yale School of Drama, he is the author of both plays and fiction. His various plays include: Shearwater (American Place Theater) (1974) Heat (The Public Theater) (1974) And Domino Courts and Comanche Cafe (1976) at the American Place Theatre which won a Village Voice Obie Award (1977).
The Wittliff Collections, located on the seventh floor of the Albert B. Alkek Library at Texas State University, was founded by William D. Wittliff in 1987
The Wittliff Collections, located on the seventh floor of the Albert B. Wittliff in 1987. The Wittliff Collections include the Southwestern Writers Collection and the Southwestern & Mexican Photography Collection. The Collection holds the papers of numerous 20th-century writers, including Jim Hightower, Cormac McCarthy, Larry McMurtry, Willie Nelson, Sam Shepard, Bud Shrake, Texas Monthly magazine, and William D. Wittliff, among others.
Lone Star Sleuths: An Anthology of Texas Crime Fiction (Southwestern Writers Collection Series). Bill Cunningham, Steven L. Davis, Rollo K. Newsom. Download (pdf, . 5 Mb) Donate Read.
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Binding tight, text clean. Series: Southwestern Writers Collection Series. Paperback: 176 pages. Purchase of this item will help support the programs and collections of the Johnson County (Kansas) Library. Publisher: University of Texas Press (October 1, 2008).