Man Killed by Pheasant

And Other Kinships by John Price

Publisher: Da Capo Press

Written in English
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Throughout he embraces “the opportunity, as always, to settle, to remember, and be ready.”5/5(5). "Man Killed By Pheasant" is a series of interconnected essays about Price's life, family, and Iowa, the native land he tried to leave for decades before realizing it was home/5.

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Man Killed by Pheasant is a perfect nonfiction companion to the stories of Garrison Keillor and the movies of Alexander Payne.”—Kurt Andersen, author, Heyday, and host of PRI’s Studio “Reveals the humor and uncertainty of youth and parenthood; the clarity of his nature writing exhibits the strength he finds in the ancient.

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