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A Letter from Marfa: And Other Tales from Far West Texas

Shuford, Tom

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ISBN 10: 1427609063 / ISBN 13: 9781427609069
Editorial: Desert Mountain Institute, Alpine, Texas, 2006
Condición: As New Encuadernación de tapa dura
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Book is in AS NEW condition. Pages are clean with NO marks, writing or underlining. D/J is in AS NEW condition and not price clipped ($25.00). Short stories from West Texas by retired University of Texas Journalism Professor. Book is bound in red cloth with titles in gilt on spine. SIGNED by author. FIRST EDITION. N° de ref. de la librería 000439

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Título: A Letter from Marfa: And Other Tales from ...

Editorial: Desert Mountain Institute, Alpine, Texas

Año de publicación: 2006

Encuadernación: Hardcover

Ilustrador: Dodie Meeks

Condición del libro:As New

Condición de la sobrecubierta: As New

Ejemplar firmado: Signed by Author(s)

Edición: 1st Edition

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A Letter From Marfa and other tales is a collection of short stories, each capturing the essence of little victories by little people who loom large on the Far West Texas landscape. Shuford's keen ear for dialect, power of observation and insight into people create a reality that causes the reader to feel present in unforgettable scenes of tragicomic adventures. This is Shufod's first published fiction, and it's a gem.

About the Author:

Tom Shuford is a retired journalism professor, who for nearly three decades at te University of Texas at Arlington instructed countless students in the joys of a well-crafted sentence and an accurate, insightful news story. He particularly enjoyed the opportunity to train future journalists in the skills of interviewing and in the writing of personality profiles that captured the essence of the person being profiled. He also taught public affairs reporting and media law. He served as a director for the Texas Freedom of Information Foundation and was the principal author of a handbook on media law for Texas journalists. he published a newsletter on Texas Open Meetings and Open Records law. Shuford has worked as a freelance writer, whose stories have appeared in a number of Texas magazines and newspapers; a reporter for the Denton Record-Chronicle; co-editor of Texas PTA magazine, news editor for the Desert-Mountain Times, of Alpine, Texas; and a reporter for the Big Bend Sentinel, of Marfa, Texas. The proud father of six children and seven grandchioldren, he currently resides in Marfa.

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