Elmer Kelton

10 Articles

Texquisite Corpse |
December 1, 2008

Twin Wells

The final chapter of “Twin Wells,” by Elmer Kelton.

Being Texan |
June 30, 2008

True Grit

Once upon a time, before the pundits and the politicians hijacked it for their nefarious ends, “cowboy” wasn’t a dirty word. The lifestyle and worldview it suggested was seen as completely in line with the very finest Texas values: hard work, independence, honesty, decency, valor. For the sake of today’s

News & Politics |
June 30, 1996

Bone Dry

From water rationing to stricken crops, the current drought may be as devastating as the one in the early fifties—the time it never rained.

Books |
April 1, 1992

Having a Cow

Beyond Beef blames cattle for the decline of civilization—not to mention famine, pestilence, destruction, and death.

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