Presents an introduction to the poetry of the Pulitzer Prize winning Rita Dove, who was the first African American poet laureate of the US. Charting Dove's evolution as a poet, this title offers analyses of her artistic development, bringing to light the musical sense of form and expression of history that permeates her work.
After reading “Lovely Rita's Café” I felt young again, like time stood still. The people, the places, and the experiences were so familiar. It resurrected memories that I thought I had lost in the haze of the 70's. Anyone who grew up in this unique time will find this book fresh, funny, and so very real. Whether you are a frisbee enthusiast or just curious about the free spirit, groovy lifestyle that surfaced in so many small towns all over America, you will thoroughly enjoy this read, BUT NO WAY WOULD I LET MY CHILDREN READ IT! -Julie Webber, Author's College Roommate I think Ms. Wild has uniquely captured the feel and essence of a special time, bringing to life a singular culture in a...
This pocket-size, 16 page saddle-stitched booklet contains a brief biography of St. Rita of Cascia followed by ancient prayers to her who is patron of impossible cases, of all newlyweds and of those in unhappy marriages. The work is lavishly illustrated with photographs of the area around Cascia, paintings depicting her life and reception of the stigmata, and some icons in full color.
The Santa Rita Experimental Range (SRER), founded in 1903, is the oldest research area maintained by the Forest Service and has been a principal site for pioneer range research on the improvement and management of semiarid grasslands in the Southwest. Results of this research have direct applicability to over 20 million acres of semiarid rangelands in the U.S. and to another 20 million acres in northern Mexico. The history of research, an environmental description, and a discussion on vegetation changes are provided along with a complete listing of scientific publications related to SRER.