A Swallow Press Book

Pure Waters
Frank Waters and the Quest for the Cosmic

By Frank Waters
Edited by Barbara Waters
Foreword by Alexander Blackburn

The novels and nonfiction work of writer Frank Waters stand as a monument to his genius and to his lifetime quest to plumb the spiritual depths that he found for himself in the landscape and people of his beloved Southwest. In a career spanning more than half a century, he shared, through his many books, his insights and discoveries with countless readers across the globe.

Now, drawn from rare editorials, speeches, and essays that Frank Waters authored over the years as a reflection and a formation of his life-long themes, Pure Waters provides a treasure trove of exciting new material from this giant of the American Southwest.

In celebration of the centenary of his birth, Swallow Press is pleased to offer this new collection by one of its bestselling and most inspiring authors.

Frank Waters (1902–1995), one of the finest chroniclers of the American Southwest, wrote twenty–eight works of fiction and nonfiction.

Barbara Waters, his widow, is the executor of the Frank Waters estate and the author of Celebrating the Coyote: A Memoir.

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Related Subjects

American Literature · Literary Studies · Western Americana



Retail price: $19.95, S.
Release date: Jul. 2002
224 pages · 6 × 9 in.
Rights: World


Retail price: $39.95, S.
Release date: Jul. 2002
224 pages · 6 × 9 in.
Rights: World