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Drinking Dry Clouds: Stories From Wyoming

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Drinking Dry Clouds is Gretel Ehrlich's storytelling in full swing. This inspired collection opens during World War II with the stories of cowboys, waitresses, and bartenders along with Japanese Americans interned at Wyoming’s Heart Mountain. Many of these characters were introduced in Ehrlich’s novel Heart Mountain. As she explains, “When I returned to my characters, five ...more
Paperback, 160 pages
Published November 1st 2005 by Bison Books (first published 1991)
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After having read Heart Mountain it was interesting to reread out of order some of the same stories.
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May 25, 2009 Leisl rated it liked it
Enjoyed these stories of quiet people and quiet struggles.
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Gretel Ehrlich is an American travel writer, novelist, essayist, and poet born on a horse ranch near Santa Barbara, California and educated at both Bennington College in Vermont and UCLA film school. After working in film for 10 years and following the death of a loved one, she began writing full-time in 1978 while living on a Wyoming ranch where she had been filming. Her first book, The Solace o ...more
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