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From a limestone ledge some essays and other ruminations about country life in Texas by Graves, John

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

Subjects:

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.

Book details:

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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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. Stories span the spectrum from plumbing repair 3/5(1). Rare Book Cellar. rare-book-cellar. %. Sign up for newsletter. Search within store. Visit Store: Rare Book Cellar. Categories. Books. John Graves FROM A LIMESTONE LEDGE 1st Edition 1st Printing Hardcover New York Knopf Very Good in a Very Good price clipped dust jacket. Boards slightly bowed. Stated First Edition. Seller Rating: % positive. From a Limestone Ledge by John Graves, April , Audio Press edition, Audio Cassette in English.

Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for From a Limestone Ledge: Some Essays and Other Ruminations about the Country Life in Texas by John Graves (, Paperback) at the best online prices at eBay! Free shipping for many products! The book ledges are up! I took the advice of some very smart readers and purchased these ready made ones from Ikea and simply cut to size. Naturally my studs were in random places on the wall so I had to make some fresh holes but it was easy enough. (I used some white round stickers to hide them all.) So yea for that being done! Get this from a library! From a limestone ledge: some essays and other ruminations about country life in Texas. [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. FROM A LIMESTONE LEDGE: Some Essays and Other Ruminations About Country Life in Texas. By. GET WEEKLY BOOK RECOMMENDATIONS: Email Address Subscribe Tweet. KIRKUS REVIEW. The essays of Texas farmer/naturalist John Graves (Hard Scrabble, Goodbye to a River) are a mother lode of clear-eyed observation, wry wit, and warm-hearted humanity.