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The shavetail and other stories

Putnam, Israel

The shavetail and other stories

by Putnam, Israel

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Published by Manila Publishing Co. in Manila, P.I .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Microfilm. Woodbridge, Conn. : Research Publications, 1979. on 1 microfilm reel ; 35 mm. (American fiction IV, 1901-1905 ; reel 191, no. 1850).

Statementby Israel Putnam.
SeriesAmerican fiction IV, 1901-1905 -- reel 191, no. 1850.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination174 p.
Number of Pages174
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17812588M
OCLC/WorldCa26683441


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"Shavetail is the story of the futility of war and is as immediate and brutal as daily news from Iraq or Afghanistan, although the year is and the place is southern Arizona and northern Mexico.

Cobb presents the landscape, the characters, and the conflict with absolute authority, producing a magnificent story in the tradition of Stephen Crane's The Red Badge of Courage and Cormac. Set in in the unforgiving wasteland of the Arizona Territory, Shavetail is the story of Private Ned Thorne, a seventeen-year-old boy from Connecticut who has lied about his age to join the Army.

On the run from a shameful past, Ned is desperate to prove his worth -- to his superiors, to his family, and most of all, to himself. War magnifies human emotions and passions: anger becomes rage, guilt becomes desperation, and resentment becomes hatred. In The Grappling Hook and Other Stories from the War in Iraq, U.

Army veteran William F.X. Maughan writes of these emotions from the perspective of someone who. Shavetail took me from my New England home in and brought me to Thomas Cobbs Arizona effortlessly. I felt what Ned, the main character felt, learned what he learned and cried when he cried. Other characters are so well conceived and developed I thought I was part of their world for the time I read the book, and long thereafter.

Western stories. Set in Arizona, the second novel from Cobb (Crazy Heart) is a thoughtful western that is more character-driven adventure tale than plot-driven novel. Connecticut runaway Ned Thorne, 17, joins the cavalry and lands at Camp Grant, a nascent outpost along the edge of Arizona's Chiricahua mountains.

Capt. Robert Franklin thinks his command of Camp Grant 4/5(2). Shavetail also marks the return of a great American literary voice. Cobb's first and only other novel, Crazy Heart, was published in to great acclaim and was edited by the legendary editor Ted Solotaroff.

War magnifies human emotions and passions: anger becomes rage, guilt becomes desperation, and resentment becomes hatred. In The Grappling Hook and Other Stories from the War in Iraq, U. Army veteran William F.X. Maughan writes of these emotions from the perspective of someone who has been there.

With ten poignant tales rich with humor, irony, disdain for. shavetail | in the literary tradition of cormac mccarthy's and larry mcmurtry's historical westerns, shavetail traces the brutal coming-of-age of a boy soldier stationed at a remote u.s.

army outpost and a young woman's terrifying passage across the american frontier. A stubborn young man with a checkered past tries to find his path at a U.S. Army base in the Arizona frontier. Abaya — a full-length, sleeveless outer garment worn by Arabs.

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Afreet — a powerful jinn or demon in Arabian and Muslim mythology. Albertopolis — a group of museums and other cultural institutions in South. The Author on the Book I see myself as the historian of the Republic of Califa, with each story being a fragment of a larger whole.

Although the stories do not always appear to be immediately interconnected they often have characters or situations in common, and they all take place in the same world, although sometimes at different points in time. The Canterbury Tales, written by Geoffrey Chaucer between andis a collection of stories in a frame story.

It is the story of a group of about thirty people who travel as pilgrims to Canterbury (England). The pilgrims, who come from all layers of society, tell stories to each other to kill time while they travel to Canterbury. The Republic of Califa—remarkably like the U.S. Old West, were it saturated with chaotic and cunning magic—is long past its glory days, but the wild stories remain.

Wilce (the Flora Segunda.