<Title>Selected Short Stories</Title>
<Edition>[Selections. 1982]. Library of America. New York: Literary Classics of the U.S., 1982</Edition>
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<p> <i>All Gold Canyon</i> (1)
<p>It was the green heart of the canyon, where the walls swerved
back from the rigid plan and relieved their harshness of line by making
a little sheltered nook and filling it to the brim with sweetness and
roundness and softness. Here all things rested. Even the narrow stream
ceased its turbulent down-rush long enough to form a quiet pool. Knee-deep in the water, with drooping head and half-shut eyes, drowsed a red-coated, many-antlered buck.
<p>On one side, beginning at the very lip of the pool, was a tiny
meadow, a cool, resilient surface of green that extended to the b . . .