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Speaking at Americans

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…[E]lectoral politics, particularly as interpreted by pundits and jounalists and party operatives, is explained in a language that is spoken at Americans,...

Hoboes, Tramps, and Bums

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There are three types of the genus vagrant: the hobo, the tramp, and the bum. The hobo works and wanders, the tramp dreams and wanders and the bum drinks ...

Let Them Have Cake

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We tossed the cakes to them and I fed them like chickens with small pieces of cake and like chickens they ate it. Mr. Stevens kept guard with a whip with whi...

Catch the Reader

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…If I seem to stress the reader’s interest rather more than the pure urge of the writer, it is because, for me, the reader is the essential other half of ...

Even The Entertainment Was Traumatic

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Even the entertainment could be traumatic in No Man’s Land. People would gather at makeshift rodeo stands near Boise City, OK on Saturday afternoons to wa...