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Being Benjamin Bonneville

What do a street in Las Vegas, a Pleistocene-era lake, a dam, a GM automobile, a crater on Mars, a WWII Liberty ship, and…

Where We Ate

My purpose in writing this story is to recall just a few of the places my friends, family, and I frequented in my younger…

Clock Dance

By Anne Tyler Alfred A. Knopf | 292 pages | $27 Anne Tyler, a Pulitzer Prize-winning literary icon, takes the ordinary lives of ordinary…

The Blue and the Gray

The Civil War brought soldiers to Fort Smith from various states in the Confederacy and the Union. Fort Smith was occupied at the beginning…