River teeth

stories and writings
  • 259 Pages
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Bantam Books , New York
Fly fishing -- Fiction., Old growth forests -- Fiction., Rivers -- Fic
StatementDavid James Duncan.
The Physical Object
Pagination259 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18138271M
ISBN 100553378279

River Teeth is a biannual journal combining the best of creative nonfiction, including narrative reportage, essays and memoir, with critical essays that examine River teeth book emerging genre and that explore the impact of nonfiction narrative on the lives of its writers, subjects, and readers.

River teeth is described by Duncan as the last sap-laden knot of wood that is left after the river and fauna have devoured the rest of fallen trees. These final unreducible elements are what the stories in the book 4/5.

River Teeth: A Journal of Nonfiction Narrative accepts creative nonfiction submissions to the journal September 1 through December 1 and January 1 through May 1. Submissions to the Beautiful Things column are open during this same time period.

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We're grateful for the opportunity to read your best true stories, big and small. River of Teeth packs one hell of a gold-plated bite." ―Charlie Jane Anders, author of All the Birds in the Sky “Weird and wonderful, River of Teeth proves handily why Sarah Gailey is a writer to watch.” ―Chuck Wendig, New York Times bestselling author of Star Wars: Aftermath and Invasive4/5().

River of Teeth is an alternative history/fantasy Western adventure where the cowboys and mercenaries ride hippos instead of horses. Winslow Houndstooth is the main protagonist and he has been assigned a mission by government officials which involves brutal feral man-eating hippos and a shady gangster who runs a canal based gambling empire/5.

Equally affecting are his nonfiction reminiscences, the "river teeth" of the title. He likens his memories to the remains of old-growth trees that fall into Northwestern rivers and are sculpted by time and water.

These experiences--shaped by his own river of time--are related with the art and grace of a Cited by: 2. In the meantime, River of Teeth is a wonderfully original debut, guaranteed to cast long, sinister shadows over beloved family board games for years Author: Amal El-Mohtar.

River Teeth 's editors and editorial board conduct a yearly national contest to identify the best book-length manuscript of literary nonfiction. All manuscripts are screened by the co-editors of River Teeth. The contest winner will receive $1, and publication by The University of New Mexico Press.

Feral hippos roam Louisiana marshlands; what could possibly go wrong. Appeal factors: Action-packed, offbeat, expansion of the American West Ratings: Quality 3 stars Popularity!. River of Teeth by Sarah Gailey Series: River of Teeth (Book 1) Paperback: pages Publisher: ( ) Language: English ISBN ISBN Formats: Paperback ($).

River of Teeth packs one hell of a gold-plated bite." —Charlie Jane Anders, author of All the Birds in the Sky “Weird and wonderful, River of Teeth proves handily why Sarah Gailey is a writer to watch.” —Chuck Wendig, New York Times bestselling author of Star Wars: Aftermath and InvasiveBrand: Tom Doherty Associates.

Nationally recognized River Teeth: A Journal of Nonfiction Narrative has published a host of new and significant voices in creative nonfiction—including essays, memoir, and literary journalism—since   David James Duncan is the author of two novels, The River Why and The Brothers K, and River Teeth, a joint memoir and collection of River Why ranks thirty-fifth on the San Francisco Chronicle list of The 20th Century's Best Books of the American Brothers K is an American Library Association Best Books Award-winner and a New York Times Notable Book/5(3).

River of Teeth Publisher's Summary In the early 20th century, the United States government concocted a plan to import hippopotamuses into the marshlands of Louisiana to be bred and slaughtered as an alternative meat source. Duncan comes out swinging in the early pages, writing eloquently of his notion of certain compressed, boiled-down memories he calls ``river teeth,'' like the gnarled.

Contained within this volume is an s America that might have been: a bayou overrun by feral hippos and mercenary hippo wranglers from around the globe.

It is the story of Winslow Houndstooth and his crew. It is the story of their fortunes. It is the story of his revenge. About River Teeth In his passionate, luminous novels, David James Duncan has won the devotion of countless critics and readers, earning comparisons to Harper Lee, Tom Robbins, and J.D.

Salinger, to name just a few.

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Now Duncan distills his remarkable powers of observation into this unique collection of short stories and essays. Equally affecting are his nonfiction reminiscences, the "river teeth" of the title. He likens his memories to the remains of old-growth trees that fall into Northwestern rivers and are sculpted by time and water.

These experiences — shaped by his own river of time — are related with the art and grace of a. Get this from a library. River of teeth. [Sarah Gailey] -- In the early 20th Century, the United States government concocted a plan to import hippopotamuses into the marshlands of Louisiana to be bred and slaughtered as an alternative meat source.

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Sarah Gailey's wildfire debut River of Teeth is a rollicking alternate history adventure that Charlie Jane Anders calls "preposterously fun." In the early 20th Century, the United States government concocted a plan to import hippopotamuses into the marshlands of Louisiana to be bred and slaughtered as an alternative meat source/4(51).

Sarah Gailey's wildfire debut River of Teeth is a rollicking alternate history adventure that Charlie Jane Anders calls "preposterously fun." In the early 20th Century, the United States government concocted a plan to import hippopotamuses into the marshlands of Louisiana to be bred and slaughtered as an alternative meat source.

River of Teeth: Volume 1 - Ebook written by Sarah Gailey. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read River of Teeth: Volume /5(25).

River of Teeth, Book 2 By: Sarah Gailey Narrated by: Peter Berkrot Length: 4 hrs and 15 mins Unabridged Overall out of 5 stars 29 Performance. David James Duncan is the author of two novels, The River Why and The Brothers K, and River Teeth, a joint memoir and collection of River Why ranks thirty-fifth on the San Francisco Chronicle list of The 20th Century's Best Books of the American Brothers K is an American Library Association Best Books Award-winner and a New York Times Notable : Random House Publishing Group.

Well-crafted vignettes and slightly overblown stories combine in a first collection from the much-praised author of The River Why () and The Brothers K (). Duncan comes out swinging in the early pages, writing eloquently of his notion of certain compressed, boiled-down memories he calls ``river teeth,'' like the gnarled tree-knots in the Northwest waters of his home state.

Are there any books like Sarah Bailey’s “River of Teeth”, but with elephants. For those who haven’t read it, it’s basically a book about cowboys that ride on hippos instead of horses, and it’s only weakness is it’s criminally short length.

I’m asking if there’s a book which implements elephants in the same way. River Teeth is a richly woven and intricate collection of short works. Duncan's writing is thick like poetry; his words are delictible. River Teeth explores the beauty of life through glimpses of nature, family, and human spirituality.

Duncan is my favorite author and this is my favorite by: 2. River of Teeth packs one hell of a gold-plated bite." —Charlie Jane Anders, author of All the Birds in the Sky “Weird and wonderful, River of Teeth proves handily why Sarah Gailey is a writer to watch.” —Chuck Wendig, New York Times bestselling author of Star Wars: Aftermath and Invasive.

The River of Teeth book series by Sarah Gailey includes books River of Teeth, Taste of Marrow, and American Hippo. See the complete River of Teeth series book list in order, box sets or omnibus editions, and companion titles.

A Finalist for the Nebula Award for Best Novella Sarah Gailey's wildfire debut River of Teeth is a rollicking alternate history adventure that Charlie Jane Anders calls "preposterously fun." In the early 20th Century, the United States government concocted a plan to import hippopotamuses into the marshlands of Louisiana to be bred and slaughtered as an alternative meat source/5(10).

River of Teeth packs one hell of a gold-plated bite.” —Charlie Jane Anders, author of All the Birds in the Sky “Weird and wonderful, River of Teeth proves handily why Sarah Gailey is a writer to watch.” —Chuck Wendig, New York Times bestselling author of Star Wars: Aftermath and Invasive.

Books in the Series; About the Author; Community. Nationally recognized River Teeth: A Journal of Nonfiction Narrative has published a host of new and significant voices in creative nonfiction—including essays, memoir, and literary journalism—since To celebrate twenty years of introducing talented new writers to readers and publishing great nonfiction, the founding editors, Joe Mackall and Daniel W.

Lehman, have selected their all.River Teeth by David James Duncan,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.River of Teeth River of Teeth#1 Sarah Gailey. A Finalist for the Nebula Award for Best Novella Sarah Gailey's wildfire debut River of Teeth is a rollicking alternate history adventure that Charlie Jane Anders calls "preposterously fun.".

In the early 20th Century, the United States government concocted a plan to import hippopotamuses into the marshlands of Louisiana to be bred and.