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Never in a hurry : essays on people and places / Naomi Shihab Nye.

Nye, Naomi Shihab. (Author).

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Record details

  • ISBN: 1570030820 (pbk.)
  • ISBN: 9781570030826 (pbk.)
  • Physical Description: xii, 253 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
  • Publisher: Columbia : University of South Carolina Press, c1996.

Content descriptions

Formatted Contents Note: Growing -- Newcomers in a Troubled Land -- The Cookies -- Commerce -- Three Pokes of a Thistle -- Thank You in Arabic -- One Village -- Local Hospitality -- Grazing -- Roses for Lubbock -- Camel Like Only Camel -- The Rattle of Wheels toward the Rooms of the New Mothers -- Nineties -- David Crockett's Other Life -- Favorite Cleaners, San Antonio -- Enigma -- My Life with Medicine -- Speaking Arabic -- Maintenance -- Tulips -- Pablo Tamayo -- The World and All Its Teeth -- Marie -- Keys -- Tomorrow We Smile -- Field Trip -- Neighborhood Quartet in a Minor Key -- Home Address -- Monumental -- Bread -- Broken Clock -- Poetry -- Banned Poem -- Women of the West -- Used Cars on Oahu -- Mint Snowball -- White Coals -- Talk, Talk, Talk -- One Moment on Top of the Earth.
Summary, etc.: From potluck suppers to junkets to exotic locales, Nye looks at the importance of strangers in our lives. This collection of autobiographical essays on a variety of subjects reflects the people & places encountered by the author, a Palestinian American married to a Swedish American who has lived most of her life in San Antonio, Texas.
Subject: Short stories.
Essays > United States.