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Traveling East, Driving West: Nine Stories Jeffrey Klausman

Traveling East, Driving West: Nine Stories

Jeffrey Klausman

Published December 20th 2000
ISBN : 9780738838984
Paperback
148 pages
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These stories are about rebirth: learning to live in the world again after facing an emotional and spiritual desert, facing the landscape of the West while seeking the spirituality of the East. Most of the nine stories rely upon imagery and sound toMoreThese stories are about rebirth: learning to live in the world again after facing an emotional and spiritual desert, facing the landscape of the West while seeking the spirituality of the East. Most of the nine stories rely upon imagery and sound to create meaning where story ends and silence begins.Author Biography: Jeffrey Klausman spent three years in the desert mountains of southeastern Idaho completing a doctorate in English and hiking and driving the countryside. He has published poetry and short fiction in numerous journals since earning an MFA at the University of Oregon. He now teaches creative writing, Asian and Asian-American literatures, and composition at Whatcom Community College in Bellingham, Washington, where he lives with his wife, Kelly Quinn, and their dog, Taiyah.