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Dakota : a spiritual geography / Kathleen Norris.

By: Material type: TextTextPublisher: Boston ; New York : Houghton Mifflin Company, [1993]Description: viii, 224 pages ; 21 cmContent type:
  • text
Media type:
  • unmediated
Carrier type:
  • volume
ISBN:
  • 039571091X
  • 9780395710913
Other title:
  • Dakota, a spiritual geography
Subject(s): DDC classification:
  • 978.3 N855 1993
LOC classification:
  • F656.2 .N66 1993b
Contents:
The Beautiful Places -- Weather Report: January 17 -- Deserts -- Weather Report: February 10 -- Dakota: Or, Gambling, Garbage, and the New Ghost Dance -- Patagonia -- A Starfish in Mott -- Weather Report: March 25 -- Gatsby on the Plains -- Weather Report: April 14 -- Closed In -- The Holy Use of Gossip -- Weather Report: May 19 -- Can You Tell the Truth in a Small Town? -- Weather Report: June 30 -- Ghosts: A History -- Evidence of Failure -- Shadows 'n' Owls: A Message from Jim Sullivan -- Cana -- Where I Am -- Star-Time -- Frontier -- How I Came to Drink My Grandmother's Piano -- Status: Or, Should Farmers Read Plato? -- Weather Report: July 3 -- Rain -- Sea Change -- God Is in the Details: Shortgrass -- Seeing -- Weather Report: August 9 -- Getting to Hope -- In the Open -- Blessing -- Weather Report: September 3 -- My Monasticism -- God Is in the Details: Winter Wheat -- Weather Report: October 2 -- Is It You, Again? -- Weather Report: November 2 -- Dust -- Monks at Play -- Blue -- Weather Report: December 4 -- Weather Report: December 7.
Summary: Norris reveals the contradictions of small town life on the Great Plains, where gracious hospitality blends with provincial wariness, local history is valued by writers, and truth and myth collide.
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 223-224).

The Beautiful Places -- Weather Report: January 17 -- Deserts -- Weather Report: February 10 -- Dakota: Or, Gambling, Garbage, and the New Ghost Dance -- Patagonia -- A Starfish in Mott -- Weather Report: March 25 -- Gatsby on the Plains -- Weather Report: April 14 -- Closed In -- The Holy Use of Gossip -- Weather Report: May 19 -- Can You Tell the Truth in a Small Town? -- Weather Report: June 30 -- Ghosts: A History -- Evidence of Failure -- Shadows 'n' Owls: A Message from Jim Sullivan -- Cana -- Where I Am -- Star-Time -- Frontier -- How I Came to Drink My Grandmother's Piano -- Status: Or, Should Farmers Read Plato? -- Weather Report: July 3 -- Rain -- Sea Change -- God Is in the Details: Shortgrass -- Seeing -- Weather Report: August 9 -- Getting to Hope -- In the Open -- Blessing -- Weather Report: September 3 -- My Monasticism -- God Is in the Details: Winter Wheat -- Weather Report: October 2 -- Is It You, Again? -- Weather Report: November 2 -- Dust -- Monks at Play -- Blue -- Weather Report: December 4 -- Weather Report: December 7.

Norris reveals the contradictions of small town life on the Great Plains, where gracious hospitality blends with provincial wariness, local history is valued by writers, and truth and myth collide.

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