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In a Special Light

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Elroy Bode’s books on nature and life have made him a favorite of readers and critics. Here he explores his home city of El Paso, the land and people of Central Texas, and his roles as teacher, father, and writer. These sharply observed, beautifully written pieces find the universal in the particular — a young boy in a barbershop, plaza life, a young couple in Smokey’s Bar ...more
Hardcover, 160 pages
Published September 28th 2006 by Trinity University Press (first published 2006)
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This dear man was my creative writing teacher in high school. We met for lunch recently on my trip to El Paso. He recently mailed this to me and it is such a good read for those who want to catch glimpses of El Paso through the insights of a gentle soul.
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English and Creative Writing teacher at El Paso, TX's Austin High school. The panther in their lobby is named Elroy after this author.