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  • Searching for the truth about American Indians: A review of All Indians Do Not Live in Teepees (or Casinos)

    Searching for the truth about American Indians: A review of All Indians Do Not Live in Teepees (or Casinos)

    Catherine C. Robbins seeks to go beyond the stereotypes about Native Americans in her essays in All Indians Do Not Live in Teepees (or Casinos).

  • How we got to this place

    In Driving on the Rim, Thomas McGuane creates a dark picaresque novel.

  • Hula on the hill

    Hula on the hill

    In Butte, Mont., a giant hula dance calls attention to the polluted water in the Berkeley Pit.

  • Peril in paradise

    Peril in paradise

    In The Light in High Places, naturalist Joe Hutto considers Wyoming wilderness, bighorn sheep, cowboys and other rare Western species.

  • Saving the U.S. Forest Service

    Saving the U.S. Forest Service

    Timothy Egan's new book, The Big Burn: Teddy Roosevelt and the Fire that Saved America, credits early firefighters for saving the Forest Service.

  • Creating a precedent for forgiveness

    Creating a precedent for forgiveness

    In Naseem Rakha's novel, The Crying Tree, a woman tries to forgive her son's murderer.

  • Why some men are the way they are

    Why some men are the way they are

    Three new short story collections -- Nine Ten Again by Philip Condon, Where The Money Went by Kevin Canty, and Maile Meloy’s Both Ways Is The Only Way I Want It -- feature working-class men coping with damaged lives.

  • Fishing for solace

    Fishing for solace

    In Yellowstone Autumn, Walter Wetherell describes a short season of solitary fly-fishing and contemplation in Yellowstone National Park.

  • Shooting a double victory

    Shooting a double victory

    In Full-Court Quest, Linda Peavy and Ursula Smith unearth the story of the American Indian girls of the Fort Shaw basketball team, who starred at the 1904 World’s Fair.

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