All occasions / Walt McDonald.

Title
All occasions / Walt McDonald.
Author
McDonald, Walter.
Publication
Notre Dame, Ind. : University of Notre Dame Press, c2000.

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Description
xv, 101 p.; 22 cm.
Contents
  • One Morning between Wars -- The Second Time Around -- One Steep Switchback at a Time -- Backpacking with My Bride in the Rockies -- In the Alchemist's Household -- 800 Acres on the Plains -- The Winter Our Grandson Turned Thirteen -- After the Children Leave -- At Dawn with the Blinds Raised -- The Midas Touch in Texas -- Batting Practice at Sixty -- Swaggering to the Flight Line -- Marching through Georgia -- Cousin Eddie and the Jungle Trails -- When Rockets Fell Like Stars -- Wings Tumbling like a Torch -- Gigging for Frogs before the War -- Bogeyman, 1969 -- But It Was Water -- Beside the Dark-Sheened Water -- That Silence When A Mountain Lion Attacks -- To the Tribe -- For Friends Missing in Action -- The Summer Her Family Moved to Houston -- Barter -- Chocolate -- Grandfathers -- Growing Up by the Brazos -- Grandmother Bankhead's Lake -- Boys and Their Fathers' Shotguns -- Uncle Croom's Attic -- As Time Goes By -- Grandfather and the Boys He Knew in School --
  • First Solo in Thunder -- Instant Replay -- The Last Pullman to Houston -- Wishing for Friends from Childhood -- Facing It -- Diamonds in the Carnegie Museum -- The Songs of Country Girls -- Bull-Necked and Square-Jawed after Saigon -- My Father and the Sad Soap Operas -- All Dogs Are Pirates -- Hardscrabble, Tooth and Claw -- Abandoned Shack in Bankhead National Forest -- Search and Rescue in the Mountains -- John Parker and the Captured Mount -- Reading Ecclesiastes at Sixty -- A Thousand Miles of Stars -- In the Shallow Molasses -- Watching Parades in the Game Room -- The Risk of Having Children -- Killing Nothing but Time -- Leaving Sixty -- After the Random Tornado -- I Still Can't Say the Word -- When Baseball Was a Game -- Fire and Ice -- Before the Glaciers Melt -- Raising a Glass for Grandsons -- Faith Is a Radical Master -- Old Pilots in the Crowd at Kitty Hawk -- Five Fathoms Down off Hatteras -- Boiling Shells at Kitty Hawk -- Watching Dawn on Padre Island.
ISBN
  • 0268020051 (alk. paper)
  • 026802006X (pbk. : alk. paper)
LCCN
00056800
Owning Institutions
Columbia University Libraries