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* Pulitzer Prize winning poet [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gary_Snyder Gary Snyder] visited Guru Road and wrote: <i> discovered a path / of carved stone inscriptions tucked into the sagebrush / "Stomp out greed." / "The best things in life are not things." / words placed by an old desert sage. </i>  Snyder went on to create a book based on Williams' words that included photographs by UNR students and faculty.  
* Pulitzer Prize winning poet [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gary_Snyder Gary Snyder] visited Guru Road and wrote: <i> discovered a path / of carved stone inscriptions tucked into the sagebrush / "Stomp out greed." / "The best things in life are not things." / words placed by an old desert sage. </i>  Snyder went on to create a book based on Williams' words that included photographs by UNR students and faculty.  
** DeWayne Williams; Gary Snyder, "[http://www.unr.edu/art/photography/doobylane.html Dooby Lane: a testament inscribed in stone tablets by DeWayne Williams]," Black Rock Press.; University of Nevada, Reno. 1996.  Edition of 50 copies. ([http://contentdm.library.unr.edu/cdm4/document.php?CISOROOT=/bookarts&CISOPTR=453&REC=6 Image of book])
** DeWayne Williams; Gary Snyder, "[http://www.unr.edu/art/photography/doobylane.html Dooby Lane: a testament inscribed in stone tablets by DeWayne Williams]," Black Rock Press.; University of Nevada, Reno.  
*** 1996, edition of 50 copies. ([http://contentdm.library.unr.edu/cdm4/document.php?CISOROOT=/bookarts&CISOPTR=453&REC=6 Image of book])
*** 2016 edition. (http://www.counterpointpress.com/dd-product/dooby-lane/
** Rod Romesburg, "[http://www.thefreelibrary.com/The+fractal+nature+of+Gary+Snyder%27s+Mountains+and+Rivers+Without+End.-a0234570857 The Fractal Nature of Gary Snyder's Mountains and Rivers Without End]," College Literature, Volume 37, Number 3, Summer 2010.
** Rod Romesburg, "[http://www.thefreelibrary.com/The+fractal+nature+of+Gary+Snyder%27s+Mountains+and+Rivers+Without+End.-a0234570857 The Fractal Nature of Gary Snyder's Mountains and Rivers Without End]," College Literature, Volume 37, Number 3, Summer 2010.



Revision as of 15:07, 30 June 2016

Guru Road (aka Dooby Lane) was created by DeWayne "Dooby" Williams (b. 1918, d. 1995). (Note that the 1940 Census has him born in 1919)

Guru Road is located on the west side of Highway 34 about two miles from Gerlach. The road consists of a number of installations with words inscribed in stones by Dooby and others.

Elvis with an antelope.

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