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Dogs Bark, But the Caravan Rolls On

(2002)
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For thirty years, Frank Conroy's commentaries on life, music, and writing have appeared regularly in the New York Times Magazine, Harper's Magazine, Esquire, and GQ. DOGS BARK, BUT THE CARAVAN ROLLS ON collects these pieces into an autobiography in journalistic snapshots. They evoke Conroy's southern childhood, his teen years in New York as a truant hanging out at pool halls and Harlem jazz clubs, his first glimmers of the power of language and the writing life in college, his romantic life, and his experiences as a teacher and as director of the Iowa Writers' Workshop. Here, too, are profiles of the musicians he has come to know -- and jammed with: Keith Jarrett, Wynton Marsalis, Peter Serkin, even the Rolling Stones.
New essays fill out the collection from Conroy's wry retrospective viewpoint. DOGS BARK, BUT THE CARAVAN ROLLS ON is imbued with the honesty, humor, and insight that made his memoir STOP-TIME a classic.

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Hardback Editions

April 2002 : USA Hardback
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Title: Dogs Bark, but the Caravan Rolls On: Observations Then and Now
Author(s): Frank Conroy
ISBN: 0-618-15468-X / 978-0-618-15468-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


Kindle Editions

September 2012 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: Dogs Bark, but the Caravan Rolls On: Observations Then and Now
Author(s): Frank Conroy
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA   



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