Chronicles Magazine REVIEWS

Return of the Alien

His father used to say that the country was good; it was only the people that made it intolerable. Now his father's son was headed up to that north country, where he had not lived for 40 years.

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    First Things First

    Once, in a Paris bookstore, biographer Leon Edel heard Ernest Hemingway's take on T.E. Lawrence's Seven Pillars of Wisdom. "Camels!" bellowed Papa. "Camels!" In his new book, Thomas McGuane has given us Horses! Horses!

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    The Seven-League Crutches

    Sideswiped by a car, Randall Jarrell died 34 years ago at the age of 51. That he has remained a presence as a writer and even as a man is vividly testified to by these books, which bring back a lot of memories, and different kinds of memories.

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