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From a limestone ledge

some essays and other ruminations about country life in Texas

by Graves, John

  • 268 Want to read
  • 15 Currently reading

Published by Gulf Pub. Co. in Houston .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Texas,
  • Texas.
    • Subjects:
    • Graves, John, 1920- -- Homes and haunts -- Texas.,
    • Authors, American -- Homes and haunts -- Texas.,
    • Authors, American -- 20th century -- Biography.,
    • Country life -- Texas.,
    • Texas -- Intellectual life -- 20th century.,
    • Texas -- Social life and customs.

    • Edition Notes

      Reprint. Originally published: New York : Knopf : Distributed by Random House, 1980.

      StatementJohn Graves ; illustrations by Glenn Wolff.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS3557.R2867 Z466 1991
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxv, 228 p. :
      Number of Pages228
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1862252M
      ISBN 100932012779
      LC Control Number90019902

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Graves is one of my favorite Authors and I recommend "Goodby to a River" to all my serious reader friends. This third book along with "From A Limestone Ledge" form his Texas trilogy. All are great books, and although they are showing their age always give me themes to reflect on and ponder as well as an occasional laugh/5(9).

Graves is one of my favorite Authors and I recommend "Goodby to a River" to all my serious reader friends. This third book along with "From A Limestone Ledge" form his Texas trilogy.

All are great books, and although they are showing their age always give me themes to reflect on and ponder as well as an occasional laugh/5(8). From a Limestone Ledge book. Read 8 reviews from the world's largest community for readers.

This collection of essays about Texas pay attention to the co /5(8). There's not a false note in the book." —Boston Globe"Like the unmortared stone fences of Graves's native hill country, From a Limestone Ledge is constructed of bits and pieces never designed to fit together, yet made to achieve a unity that is more enduring than the sum of its individual parts by the hands of a master craftsman."Brand: University of Texas Press.

There's not a false note in the book."-Boston Globe "Like the unmortared stone fences of Graves's native hill country, From a Limestone Ledge is constructed of bits and pieces never designed to fit together, yet made to achieve a unity that is more enduring than the sum of its individual parts by the hands of a master craftsman."Brand: University of Texas Press.

There's not a false note in the book.” — Boston Globe “Like the unmortared stone fences of Graves’s native hill country, From a Limestone Ledge is constructed of bits and pieces never designed to fit together, yet made to achieve a unity that is more enduring than the sum of its individual parts by the hands of a master craftsman.”.

From a Limestone Ledge Finalist, National Book Awards for General Nonfiction - Hardcover. From a Limestone Ledge 3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews. billsearth on LibraryThing: More than 1 year ago This book is a compilation of stories and memories of his living there along with some description of the lifestyle of a few others, some human, some animal that also existed there.

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[John Graves] -- With the same craft and wit, the highly acclaimed author of Goodbye to a River and Hard Scrabble here writes about nature and man on his own rough "patch" of Texas land. Unsentimentally, gracefully.

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From a Limestone Ledge | "Another fine, reflective, anecdotal look at rural Texas." -New Yorker "Graves writes eloquently about a countryman's concerns. There's not a false note in the book." -Boston Globe "Like the unmortared stone fences of Graves's native hill country, From a Limestone Ledge is constructed of bits and pieces never designed to fit together, yet made to achieve a unity that.

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The latter, which collected essays that Graves had published in Texas Monthly magazine, was also nominated for a National Book : August 6,Fort Worth, Texas, U.S.

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