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Haniel Long

Haniel Long was an American poet, novelist, publisher, and academic. Published in 1936, Interlinear to Cabeza de Vaca is considered Long’s best statement of his beliefs on man’s place in the world.

— From March 1991
Essays, Memoirs, & True Stories

The Marvelous Adventure Of Cabeza De Vaca

In the days that followed, in my first desolate confrontation with slaughter, I saw a far-off light, heard a far-off strain of music. Such words serve as well as any: for what words can describe a happening in the shadows of the soul?

March 1991
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