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Love and terror on the howling plains of nowhere

Poe Ballantine

Love and terror on the howling plains of nowhere

a memoir

by Poe Ballantine

  • 227 Want to read
  • 24 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American Authors,
  • Biography

  • Edition Notes

    StatementPoe Ballantine
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3602.A599 Z46 2013
    The Physical Object
    Pagination322 pages
    Number of Pages322
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26917677M
    ISBN 10098347754X
    ISBN 109780983477549
    LC Control Number2013000038
    OCLC/WorldCa828264887

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    Love and Terror on the Howling Plains of Nowhere: Poe Ballantine: Q eBook: Biography & Autobiography ebook. on the Howling Plains of Nowhere, about his life in small-town Chadron, Nebraska, is a fascinating read that seems more spontaneous and conversational than planned. The book opens with gossip about the mysterious death of a mathematics professor.


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Love and terror on the howling plains of nowhere by Poe Ballantine Download PDF EPUB FB2

This book is part true crime mystery, part memoir, and he alternates with both, telling about finding his wife in Mexico, and the rather quirky habits of the inhabitants of Chadron, Nebraska, (a typical small heartland town on the "howling plains of nowhere", in this case, Western Nebraska) where he has found friendship and a place to belong/5.

This might be the most poetic title ever attached to a true-crime book, but this is no ordinary true-crime book. The author’s neighbor, a college math professor, disappeared, and his mutilated body was found three months later/5().

Watch the film on Amazon (Free with Prime Membership) Watch the film on iTunes. Educational License Information. Directed by Dave Jannetta. In an isolated, high-plains community, a brilliant mathematics professor disappears from the local college without a trace. Three months later his body is discovered tied to a tree and burned beyond recognition in the remote hills south of campus.

Iconoclastic author Poe Ballantine searches for clues related to the case while /10(). For well over 20 years, Poe Ballantine traveled America, taking odd jobs, living in small rooms, and trying to make a living as a writer.

At he finally settled with his Mexican immigrant wife in Chadron, Nebraska, where they had a son who was red-flagged as autistic. Poe published four books about his experiences as a wanderer and his observations of America.

The math professor who died (no secrets given away by this; it's in the write-up) sounded like a person I would love to have met. But it was definitely the tough, feisty people of the plains that gave this documentary color, down-to-earth, blue collar, hardworking people.

This was a great documentary about life, and I highly recommend it. Poe Ballantine's work has appeared in "The Atlantic Monthly, The Sun, Kenyon Review, " and "The Coal City Review." In addition to garnering numerous Pushcart and O. Henry nominations, Mr. Ballantine's work has also been included in "The Best American Short Stories " and "The Best American Essays " anthologies.

This is a simple but fascinating, often darkly humorous, look at a small town mystery, and the reaction of its inhabitants, based on the book of the same name by Poe Ballantine.

The background story: Steven Haataja, a brilliant theoretical mathematician, takes a position as math professor at a small state college in Chadron, Nebraska.

This video is unavailable. Watch Queue Queue. Watch Queue Queue. An exquisite blend of memoir and true crime. Highly recommended. I'm on Instagram and Twitter as bookwanting. Hailed as "the great nature writer of this generation" (Wall Street Journal), Robert Macfarlane is the celebrated author of books about the intersections of the human and the natural Underland, he delivers his masterpiece: an epic exploration of the Earth's underworlds as they exist in myth, literature, memory, and the land itself.

Poe Ballantine Hawthorne Books (Sep 3, ) Softcover $ Ballantine has written a clever book about the highs and lows of the writing life, small-town America, and the loony foibles and fantasies under which we all live.5/5.

A book without style is like a swan without feathersit’s just another plucked chickenbut this new one of Ballantine’s is in its funky way majestic as it zigzags downstream.

Poe Ballantine is the most soulful, insightful, funny, and altogether luminous "under-known" writer in America.

“Love and Terror” works a hybrid twist on the “personal diary” genre, the sporadic intrusions of Ballantine’s ironic perceptions juxtaposed against helmer Jannett’s more.

Poe Ballantine's work has appeared in "The Atlantic Monthly, The Sun, Kenyon Review, " and "The Coal City Review." In addition to garnering numerous Pushcart and O. Henry nominations, Mr. Ballantine's work has also been included in "The Best American Short Stories " and "The Best American Essays " anthologies/5().

A book without style is like a swan without feathersit’s just another plucked chickenbut this new one of Ballantine’s is in its funky way majestic as it zigzags downstream. Poe Ballantine is the most soulful, insightful, funny, and altogether luminous "under-known" writer in America. He knocks my socks off, even when I’m barefoot.

Poe Ballantine's work has appeared in The Atlantic Monthly, The Sun, Kenyon Review, and The Coal City Review. In addition to garnering numerous Pushcart and O.

Henry nominations, Mr. Ballantine's work has also been included in The Best American Short Stories and The Best American Essays anthologies.

Cheryl Strayed is the author of the Author: Poe Ballantine. Poe Ballantine's work has appeared in The Atlantic Monthly, The Sun, Kenyon Review, and The Coal City Review.

In addition to garnering numerous Pushcart and O. Henry nominations, Mr. Ballantine’s work has also been included in The Best American Short Stories and The Best American Essays anthologies. Cheryl Strayed is the author of the 5/5(5). Buy Love & Terror on the Howling Plains of Nowhere by Ballantine, Poe, Strayed, Cheryl (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free /5(80). Poe Ballantine visits his dying Grandfather Bing, receives free rent in return for evicting difficult tenants from the Totalitarian Hotel, models nude for budding artists, reconnects with his parents, befriends a lonely Austrian tourist on the Greyhound bus, cooks and gambles in Vegas, falls in love, returns to his wife’s homeland of Mexico.

Love and Terror on the Howling Plains of Nowhere. K likes. A body is discovered, burned and bound to a tree, in an isolated Nebraska town. Iconoclastic author Poe Followers: K. With an introduction by Cheryl Strayed, this memoir by Poe Ballantine is about his obsession with solving the mystery of his neighbor, the math professor, who disappears in Chadron, NE, and three months later is found burned to death and tied to a tree in the of Truman Capote's 'In Cold Blood' and John Berendt's 'Midnight in the Garden of .With an introduction by Cheryl Strayed, this memoir by Poe Ballantine is about his obsession with solving the mystery of his neighbor, the math professor, who disappears in Chadron, NE, and three months later is found burned to death and tied to a tree in the of Truman Capote's 'In Cold Blood' and John Berendt's 'Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil' will .