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the minnesota review (2016) 2016 (86): 7–15.
Published: 01 May 2016
...Lisa Lynn Biggar © 2016 Lisa Lynn Biggar 2016 Lisa Lynn Biggar You Gotta Wonder My boss at the pawnshop is out back smoking a cigarette when this brunette walks in, barefoot, wearing a bikini top and cut-off shorts. She don’t fill out neither of them, but she’s got a nice body anyways...
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the minnesota review (2005) 2005 (63-64): 61–80.
Published: 01 May 2005
... community and the media. Then we went back the minnesota review to those people and said, "Now put your students' work on display." There was never any question after that; we got the snotty academic thing out of the way immediately, and we had great press. So that helped start the Center...
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the minnesota review (2007) 2007 (68): 91–105.
Published: 01 May 2007
... these wonderfully anomalous moments. I’ll never forget when Eve Sedgwick came and gave a talk at Berkeley, the talk “A Poem Is Being Written.” This was the talk where Eve read some poetry, talked about her biography, got into and through the beginnings of early high queer...
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the minnesota review (2007) 2007 (69): 27–33.
Published: 01 November 2007
...Michael Sarabia © 2007 the minnesota review 2007 Michael Sarabia Tío Chu Every Mexican family got at least one member who looks exactly like Saddam Hussein. My family’s got two—me and my Tío Chu. I’m the 1980s version while my tío’s fashioned in the height-of- power...
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the minnesota review (2011) 2011 (76): 40–49.
Published: 01 May 2011
... the dress and even Grandma didn’t want her to since it was the dress she got married in herself. Oriel convinced Grandma to get Cleo to wear it since she was getting married to Jesus; it was Oriel who said to Grandma that Cleo was old enough to be baptized even if it was a year before she...
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the minnesota review (2013) 2013 (81): 27–28.
Published: 01 November 2013
..., coated in Splash Zone compound. Shingle seals barking up at spray- ing feathers. I got a scrap heap under a tarp up in the backyard. Sunday, that’s my girl’s name, says it’s all junk. I need to get shit of it if I want her to move in with me. I can’t picture her up in here, though. She’s...
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the minnesota review (2007) 2007 (69): 115–137.
Published: 01 November 2007
... to a local state school, but early on I used to like to bicycle a lot, so I bicycled all over the countryside and I used to go into the orchards, the cherry orchards. So I got curious as to when they started growing cherries, and in fact it was Henry VIII who introduced them. And then I...
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the minnesota review (2007) 2007 (68): 29–33.
Published: 01 May 2007
... must’ve ID’d the body.” “Maybe he got ’em to lie,” George said. “I seriously doubt that,” I said. “That would be a crime, wouldn’t it?” “That would be just like Sniff,” George said. A waitress with a wrist splint stopped by to refill our coffee cups. While she poured, I sensed that all three...
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the minnesota review (2010) 2010 (75): 33–41.
Published: 01 November 2010
... on a certain word or phrase and I’ll start to repeat it. When it happens, it’s like the record in my head gets scratched and I black out. The first time was when Ray, my ex-husband, took me to a White Sox game. I got stuck on “banner yet wave” during the national anthem, right...
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the minnesota review (2011) 2011 (77): 4–24.
Published: 01 November 2011
... looking woman. She was wearing her blue polka-dot dress. Lucy waved. “Hi, George —​putting in the garden?” “Somebody’s got to!” Exactly why they laughed at this wasn’t clear, though it seemed like a necessary thing at the time. Oscar was making his way through the trees across...
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the minnesota review (2007) 2007 (69): 71–93.
Published: 01 November 2007
... communication in military battle. He got his first—and only—job as a professor at Cornell in 1945, where he is Class of 1916 Professor of English Emeritus and still regularly visits his office in Goldwin Smith Hall. This interview took place on 26 August 2007 at M. H. Abrams...
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the minnesota review (2017) 2017 (89): 32–42.
Published: 01 November 2017
... hours on I-5 South and then another two on 199 West. I got in the driver’s seat, and Chris jumped in behind me. Chris was well into his gangster rap phase, and he had his headphones plugged in. He approached rap with the same systematic ferocity he applied to math- ematics. He was listening...
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the minnesota review (2006) 2006 (65-66): 103–119.
Published: 01 November 2006
... that the ships fly under, then it's hard to figure out when you've got a dinghy and when you've got an aircraft carrier. So if you want to talk about race, the best way is to start from concrete labeling of a social relation—that race is a category for sorting the laboring classes—and to try to rebuild...
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the minnesota review (2006) 2006 (67): 34–35.
Published: 01 November 2006
...David Salner © 2006 the minnesota review 2006 34 the minnesota review David Salner Summer Words 0n the Iron Range, with Plutarch, a co-worker, and Bob Dylan The first time I got laid off from US Steel, I went into the woods...
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the minnesota review (2006) 2006 (65-66): 63–74.
Published: 01 November 2006
...-year-old Weiderbundt Standard Time, is the only person in thirty-eight time zones who's latched onto "Jen." "Just so you'll know, Jen," expanded the rotund being whom I've never called "Taz," "I've got a pedicure at 3:08 and the country club at 3:29 and the Junior League at 4:07...
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the minnesota review (2017) 2017 (88): 27–35.
Published: 01 May 2017
... way. For three weeks he hobbled around on crutches looking for the arrowhead, but he never found it. The day he gave up searching, he put up a For Sale sign in his front yard, packed up his van, and drove off to the plains of Montana, where, some say, he got to wearing cowboy hats...
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the minnesota review (2006) 2006 (67): 105–122.
Published: 01 November 2006
... more than 20 years ago. When I got here a decade ago, I wandered around the stacks and I found some interesting moments—in the late 60s and early 70s, there was some very smart publishing on avant garde art, film, and some great biographies—but given the long history...
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the minnesota review (2011) 2011 (76): 81–96.
Published: 01 May 2011
... that have to be made to stop the using of the world’s resources so fast. The big corporations have to show a profit, they have to find cheap raw materials, they’ve got to find ever-growing markets, they’ve got to expand. That’s the dynamic of their method. The earth is finite, and they’re rapidly...
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the minnesota review (2011) 2011 (76): 50.
Published: 01 May 2011
...Stephen Malin © 2011 Stephen Malin 2011 Stephen Malin Supply Tent Monologue Well see what we shoulda had don’t help much, we ain’t got nunna that stuff an’ some of it never an’ we also got no equipment report to go with it. Comp’ny clerk mighta had one...
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the minnesota review (2016) 2016 (86): 16.
Published: 01 May 2016
...Wendy Neale Merry © 2016 Wendy Neale Merry 2016 Wendy Neale Merry Mechanical Dad Mechanical Dad rolled out of the shed and loving him wasn’t that tough a transition. I made room on the couch for his generators, got used to the circling of factory pigeons. Even learned to tell time...