River Teeth Print Journal

Issue 8.2

Spring 2007

Editor’s Notes by Daniel W. Lehman

Like the country itself, writing nonfiction in South Africa has long been a beautiful, complicated, and often dangerous business. Naming names and recording history under the long shadow of institutionalized racism poses immense risk. The implications of true stories, grist for an academic dust-up in more tranquil locations, in the old South Africa too often boiled into matters of life and death. Continue reading . . .


“Monster Trucks and the White Bellaire” Sophie Beck  ◆  “Paddling the Middle Fork: A Love Story in Low Water” Jill Christman  ◆  “A Tale of Two Cities” Kevin Kerrane  ◆  “‘Language Rules’: Witnessing about Trauma on South Africa’s TRC” Pumla Gobodo-Madikizela  ◆  “Fact Bordering Fiction and the Honesty of ‘I'” Antjie Krog  ◆  “Slow Walk to Freedom” Andie Miller  ◆  “Serendipity” Liza Field  ◆  “Wormtown” David Gessner  ◆  “City Life, Interrupted” Jacqueline Marino  ◆  “Neighbors” Richard Hoffman  ◆  “Souvenirs from Ganymede” Juan Martinez  ◆  “Three Bad Trips, 1968–1977″ Dinty W. Moore  ◆  “Distances of the Afternoon” Donald Morrill  ◆  “The Wandering Womb” S. L. Wisenberg  ◆  “The Ruined Corn: Winter Memories, Southern Illinois” J. T. Ledbetter Contributors’ Notes . . .

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