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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)
- Pulitzer Prize winning poet Gary Snyder visited Guru Road and wrote: 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. Snyder went on to create a book based on Williams' words that included photographs by UNR students and faculty.
- DeWayne Williams; Gary Snyder, "Dooby Lane: a testament inscribed in stone tablets by DeWayne Williams," Black Rock Press.; University of Nevada, Reno.
- Rod Romesburg, "The Fractal Nature of Gary Snyder's Mountains and Rivers Without End," College Literature, Volume 37, Number 3, Summer 2010.
- Peter Goin, "The Outsider Art of DeWayne Williams near Gerlach, Nevada: "I am only one, But I am one..." Rock Poetry," Photograph, 1994.
- http://www.flickr.com/photos/60005435%40N08/5482062697/in/photostream/ Elvis, 27 Feb 2011