Interviewed by: Mary Jo Draper
Catalog Number: 19991006
The author of Going to Ground: Simple Life on a Georgia Pond, Amy Blackmarr has now turned to her Thoreauvian eye toward the Kansas prairie in the writing of her new book of essays, House of Steps: Finding the Path Home. Contemplating life from a rustic sixties abode, known to the locals as the Tree House, Blackmarr traces “the remarkable and incorruptible process of living from ordinary day to ordinary day.”
In part one of this conversation, Arab-American poet Naomi Shihab Nye, whose numerous books of poetry, essays and stories have delighted children and adults alike, reads from her book, ...
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