The Haystack Reader Collected Essays on Craft, 1991-2009 [Paperback] Michael Alpert
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For one who was not particularly known for his spirituality or for his preaching and who compiled a meager scholarly record and was a weak administrator, Charles Lloyd certainly rose quickly in the Church of England. The chief merit of this study is that it tells us why: Lloyd was eminently political, especially with regard to his own advancement.
Reading these wonderful testimonials was like walking into the dining room, to find it full of energetic people from around the country and abroad, engaged in conversations about their work and their lives. Makers of all kinds are represented in these pages–professionals and amateurs, first-time students, and those who have been here many times. Perhaps the most remarkable thing about …
HEARTS IN SUSPENSION includes a substantial essay by Stephen King on his college experience in the late 1960s, when the effort to end the War in Vietnam was at its height. The book also includes King’s novella Hearts in Atlantis (set on the University of Maine campus during King’s college years); four installments of King’s early newspaper column, King’s Garbage …
Finding Katahdin: An Exploration of Maine’s Past presents an articulate, thoughtful understanding of Maine history in a way that engages students and introduces them to the discipline of historical research and scholarship. Finding Katahdin explores Maine in its various incarnations: as a land of prehistoric hunters and gatherers; a frontier where English, French, and Wabanaki cultures mix and clash; a …