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The Perfect Fence

We have constructed a new website for the book. You can find it here: https://doublevisionbooks.wixsite.com/the-perfect-fence Let us know if you have any suggestions as we expand and improve it. Looks like the book will be available through Texas A&M University … Continue reading

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The Perfect Fence / Intimate Fences

I’ve been thinking about this photo for several years as we have written about the meanings of barbed wire. Our original title was Intimate Fences, borrowed from a haunting story by Annie Proulx. The story is about an old man who … Continue reading

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Intimate Fences

Two hours ago Lyn and I sent off the final manuscript of Intimate Fences: Constructing the Meaning of Barbed Wire. Six years in the making. Two full new drafts since mid-October. Who knows how many drafts in the previous year. Now it’s up to … Continue reading

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Barbed Wire: Good News!

Over the weekend Lyn and I got the second reader’s report on our manuscript. It was as enthusiastic as the first. Approval by the Texas A&M University Press editorial board is still required, but for all practical purposes we have … Continue reading

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Intimate Fences

This morning Lyn and I sent our manuscript to the Texas A&M University Press. The editor of a series called “Connecting the Greater West” had seen parts of it and asked us to submit our work. We’ve been working on … Continue reading

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