Ten Tough Trips: Montana Writers and the West

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"There is something special about the land, as anyone with a whole car and half a heart can see," writes William Bevis in the introduction to Ten Tough Trips. The Land is the Inland West, particularly Montana, and the trips are literary journeys made by ten writers ranging from James Fenimore Cooper to James Welch. In a series of lucid and witty essays, Bevis uses their works to explore the conflict between the mythic West of European yearnings--a natural paradise free of all civilized constraints--and the real ...

Ten Tough Trips: Montana Writers and the West 1990, University of Washington Press, Seattle

ISBN-13: 9780295969411

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