Goodbye To A River

Author: John Graves
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: 0307773353
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In the 1950s, a series of dams was proposed along the Brazos River in north-central Texas.

John Graves Writer

Author: Mark Busby
Publisher: University of Texas Press
ISBN: 0292783469
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(29) McMurtry's impatience with the narrative of Goodbye to a River can be partly
attributed to context. It is part of an essay-manifesto written at a time when he was
determined to separate himself from other Texas writers by stating, unequivocally
, his views on what he saw as the failure of Texas letters. The quiet narrative of
John Graves' river journey is at the other end of the rhetorical spectrum from the
declarative, argumentative requirements of his own essay, and this context no ...

Fourteen Days On The Brazos

Author: Don Martin
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781320034838
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A Narrative about a fourteen day kayak trip down the Brazos River inspired by John Graves and his 1960 classic "Goodbye to a River".

Berlin

Author: Alfred Döblin
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ISBN: 9786051416632
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The Civil War A Narrative Red River To Appomattox

Author: Shelby Foote
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: 9780394746227
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... except for notices in the papers that he would be there. Crook was about to go
off shift, and when they reached the White House door Lincoln paused for a
moment and turned to face him. He seemed gloomy, depressed. "Goodbye,
Crook," he said, to the guard's surprise. Always before, it had been "Good night.
Crook," when they parted. Now suddenly it was goodbye; "Goodbye, Crook." Still,
by the time the carriage rolled out of the driveway a few minutes later, on through
streets that ...