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Rips, Geoffrey

Overview
Works: 10 works in 21 publications in 1 language and 753 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Poetry  Conference proceedings 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PN4745, 323.445
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Geoffrey Rips
 
Most widely held works by Geoffrey Rips
The Campaign against the underground press by Geoffrey Rips( Book )

4 editions published in 1981 in English and Undetermined and held by 447 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The truth : a novel by Geoffrey Rips( Book )

3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In his debut novel, The Truth, Geoff Rips creates a moral universe in a series of tales narrated by the palsied hunchback Chuy Pingarrn who spends his days on the front porch of a San Antonio whorehouse and is proud to dubbed "the standard of perversion" by those whose stories he tells
The calculus of falling bodies : poems by Geoffrey Rips( Book )

2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The poems in this collection span the 40 years in which Geoff Rips has undertaken a deeply personal attempt to understand the mystery of things. The pieces parallel his interest in the greater world and burrow deep inside his own psyche in the attempt to find meaning. His poems include the pantheon of subjects embraced by poets through the ages & mdash;life, death, love, and family & mdash;and they also discuss the natural world and the material world, reality TV shows, looking for work, traffic, the lives of window washers and hot dog vendors, the wetlands, and pelicans, plovers, and dolphins. This is the whole of life, seen by looking closely at its parts
Unamerican activities : the campaign against the underground press( Book )

3 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hispanics for a better Texas in the 1990's : a Tomás Rivera Center policy seminar by Geoffrey Rips( Book )

2 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cleaning fish by Geoffrey Rips( )

1 edition published in 1974 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The campaign against the Underground press ; PEN American Center report by Geoffrey Rips( Book )

1 edition published in 1981 in Undetermined and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

A portrait of the Lower Rio Grande Valley : an environmental and economic overview by Geoffrey Rips( Book )

2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The Calculus of Falling Bodies by Geoffrey Rips( )

2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is the first collection of poetry by a writer best known for his journalism, as editor of the Texas Observer, but also as a novelist and primary author of a groundbreaking book about U.S. intelligence agency subversion of the underground press in the U.S. The poems in the collection span the forty years in which the poet has undertaken a deeply personal attempt to understand the mystery of things. They parallel his interest in the greater world but burrow deep inside his own psyche in the attempt to find meaning. His poems include the pantheon of subjects embraced by poets through the age
 
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Alternative Names
Rips, Geoff

Languages
English (19)

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