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4 edition of A letter from Marfa found in the catalog.

A letter from Marfa

Tom Shuford

A letter from Marfa

and other tales from far west Texas

by Tom Shuford

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Published by Desert Mountain Institute in Alpine, Tex .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Texas -- Fiction.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementTom Shuford..
    GenreFiction.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3619.H84 L47 2006
    The Physical Object
    Pagination115 p. ;
    Number of Pages115
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22525897M
    ISBN 101427609063
    LC Control Number2007275841
    OCLC/WorldCa155715289

    “It isn’t necessary for a work to have a lot of things to look at, to compare, to analyze one by one, to contemplate. The thing as a whole, its quality as a whole, is what is interesting. The main things are alone and are more intense, clear and powerful.” -Donald Judd, I first set foot. Deep Vellum Books - Commerce St, Dallas, Texas - Rated 5 based on 47 Reviews "Love the philosophy of this place. A great selection of indies 5/5(47).

      A lot of your book talks about happiness and I read this book at a time when I was struggling greatly with my own happiness. It made me feel okay and it made me feel hopeful. When I finished reading the book I was left feeling hopeful because, “even though we don’t get to choose where we come from, we can still choose where we go from there.”Author: Maya Hamilton. The Marfa Education Foundation supports and enhances the work of the Marfa Independent School District, and is committed to facilitating enrichment projects and to augmenting the education of the District’s students. letter and sound knowledge, and syntax. More Info. We have started a teacher book study, which one of our new teachers.

    You can scan the actual letters/written pieces and add them to a photo book as images/pictures. That way they would retain the original personality of the writers, which I think would be very important. You can always add additional pictures and graphics to each letter/page as well. What an incredibly awesome idea! She is going to LOVE it! Good.   El Cosmico is an 18 acre nomadic hotel and campground in Marfa, Texas. In keeping with the belief that life should be a balance of adventure and do-nothingness we offer shelter, occasional entertainment, opportunity for learning/doing/making, and access to the majesty of the high plains desert. From its wide open spaces to the vast canopy of stars /5(30).


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