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THE MICHIGAN DAILY
SUNDAY, DECEMBER 3, 1967
SUNDAY, DECEMBER 3, 1967
THE MICHIGAN DAILY
New Books Make Popular, Personal Gifts=
By SIIARON FITZHENRY concentrating especially on the illustrated with photographs and rapher" (Bry, $6) A very fine col- Children's Books
activities in France. prints. lection."
Christmas books are personal "The Windsor Years" (Lord "Ports of Call" (Carse, 344 pp, OrsA Wreath of Christmas Leg-
presents, easy to send and easy Kinross, $16) A study of the Duke $7.95) Histories of American sea- 1 rends"' (McGinley, $3.95) 15 Medie-
to buy. Here are some suggestions of Windsor, his life and times, ports, includes stories of Ports-, "The Big Ten" (Wilson and val legends retold in poems by
as to what looks good for this written by a close friend and 11- mouth, Boston and Philadelphia. I Bronfield, $14.95) Historical re- the Pulitzer Prize winning poet.
year's season. lustrated with photographs. "The Codebreakers" (K a h n, view of Midwestern collegiate "The Groober" (Byars, $2.50)
H "Pulitzer" (Swanberg $8.95) A $14.95) Fascinating account of sports from the 1890's to the pre- How the Groober finds a new hole,
History and Biography revealing portrait of one of, codes and ciphers . . . . a 3000 sent.;delightfully illustrated by the
"R o u s s e a u and Revolution," America's greatest journalists by year history. "Car of Kings" (Lozier. $14.50) author.
($15) The final volume in Will the author of 'Citizen Hearst'. "Crime and Science" (Thorwald, Story of the Mercedes Benz, ac- "Higglety, Pigglety Pop!" (Sen-
Durant's monumentous history "West of the West" (Kirsh and $8.95) Role of science in the fight companied by drawings. dak, $4.95) Another fantasy by
'The Story of Civilization' probes Murphy, 526 pp, $10) The Cal- against crime by the author of "Ski the Champion's Way" (Mc- the author of " Where the Wild
the events of 18th century Europe, fornian story from 1542 to 1906, "The Century of the Detective". Culloch, $5.95) Guide to skiing
- - "Observations and Reflections" techniques by Mout Tremblanc Ski "The Chas Adams Mother
(Piozzi, 451 pp, $12.50) Journal School Director, illustrated. - Goose" ($4.95) Bizarre slant to
on a trip through Italy, Germany the nursery queen.
and France from 1784 to 1787, Classics and Poetry "The Wedding Procession of the
concentrations on Italy. Rag Doll and the Broom Handle
"Siddhartha" (Hesse, 153 pp. and Who was in it" (Sandburg,
Photography and $5) New boxed edition of the $3.25) One of the Rootabagas
the Arts r classic released by New sories.
Whnteretdodyssey of Homer" (Lat- "Taliesen" (Nye, 116 pp, $3.95)
W inter H oliday "The Art of W. C. Fields" (Ever- m"TeOdyssy .f )Highly ac - Welch legend of the Middle Ages.
son, $7.50) Study claimed translation is supple-i
comedian's films through com- mented with a glossary of namesolida Edit
mentary and photographs (stills), and pronunciations. "Voyages of Ulysseus" (Lessing,
pzilihcdbyH Jersaem inow, o Mrc "Lure of the Limerick" (Baring- 261 pip, $25) Part of the e Time-Life
publishedbysid . a "hLL e Chagell" ($7.95) 60 color plates Gould, $5) History and examples series and well worth at least a
with an introduction by Jean of an old form, with a new twist. look.
l'chigai Dai y Bushiess Staff Lemarie. "The Road Goes Ever On" (Tol- "Eskimo Prints' (Huston, 110
Andrew Wyeth" (M o n g a n, kein, $3.95) Poetic selections from pp, $12.50) Strikingly simple.
S $5.95) Sketches and drawings of the Hobbit adventures set to music ''Cities of Destiny" (Toynbee
the artist's traveling exhibition. by Donald Swann. Guitar symbols ed"Cities $f4Des)iny" (Tiysbee
Supplement Staff :"Architects on Architecture,, and elvish hieroglyphics accom- Ied., 376App, $24.95) Portraits of
i (Heyer, 415 pp, $17.50) Includes panry text. I Vienna, Athens, NwYrLn
KEN KRAUS, Mgrn.eyews with a ) T p "Interview with Robert Frost" don and others by noted histor-
interviews with Saarinen, Thomp-' ians
KEN SCHULTZ, Ass't. son and Van der Roche and 37 (Lathem ed., 225 pp, $7.50) Good a
ANNE GINN other major 'architects. insights into wit and nature of "Time is Short and the Water
the poet, includes one 1944 dis- Rises" (Walsh and Gannon, $6.95)
"Karsh Portfolio" (Karsh, $10) cussion at the Daily. Rescue of wildlife from rising
Sspecial thanks to: 48 photopgraphs by the master "An Alphbesiary" (Ciardi, $5.95) waters of a South American rain
photographer. Boxed edition of alphabet poems. forest, illustrated.
KEN CHATTERS Hill and Wang Photographic "Up .the Line to -Death, War "Wine" (Johnson, 264 pp, $10)
SUE SCHNEPP7Series $3.95 each)-"Children of Poets 1914-1918" (Gardner, 182 A guide to the world's wines with
MERED IT H EI KER Many Lands", "Children and their pp, $4.50) Includes selections from marginal notes and maps.
MEMothers", "Children and their Sassoon, Griffen, Owen 'and Kip- "Imperial Collection of Audubon
DAVE PFEFFER Fathers", 'Laughter I", "Laughter lin. .Animals," (Audubon, 301 pp, First
ANDY SAKS II", "Alfred Stieglitz, Photog- "Wear the Ocean" (Lowell, 125 printing $19.95) Reproduction of
EFE-pp, $6) Selected poems, illustrated the artist's original illustrations.
by Sidney Nolan. 1 "Dublin, a Portrait" (Pritchett,
RANDY RISSMAN and the Sales Dept. "100 Poems from the Japanese" 99 pp, $15) Photographic essay of
Have a Groovy (Rexroth, tr., 116 pp, $5) Bi- the Irish capital with accom-
Hlingual, hardcover edition. jpanying text.
V--c-a- - ---"Hoelderlin, Poems and Frag- The Age of the Grand Tour"
a ments" (Hamburger, tr., 616 pp, (Elek and Johnston, $30) World
$10) Solid, bi-lingual collection of 18th century Europe viewed
C7II STI AS WOIRIES? Love of the German Lyricist. through the eyes of its writers and
"Land of the Seagull and Fox" artists.
Student Book Service (Seur, 135 pp, $4.50) Folk tales "Dictionary of Angeles" (David-
SLVE YOUR G/FT PROBBEM W/TH from Vietnam, strikingly illus- son, ed., $15) A Who's who of the
trated. angel world.
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Students Seek Snowy Slopes in Eas
By MARY LOU SMITH
snow day in the East would be
If "powder" to you means a merely typical at Aspen, Andy
magic kind of snow-or even if says. The area is vast, the heightst
your first skis are this year's fantastic. A s p e n ' s mountains 1
Christmas present - miles of range from Ajax, a huge meccaI
mountains of fresh snow are wait- for experts, to Buttermilk, a wholet
ing for you. mountain for beginners.Z
The varieties of snow are be- Go in a group to Aspen and ski
wildering, so know what you're Ruthie's Run, where everyoner
looking for. The exeprts dream of from beginner to expert can en-f
the driest, most powdery snow. ; joy different parts of the same
But for others, packed snow skis slope and meet at the bottom. OrI
easier, and many areas pack their start at Star Basin and ski 20t
slopes if the snow comes down miles to Aspen, downhill all thet
powdery. way, says Andy. Snowmass, ac
For the most swinging after- mountain bigger than the rest of
ski life, go East. But if you want Aspen's combined, will open this
the best -skiing-the perfect snow year.;
-vast bowls and spaces to soar If you want lessons, an interna-
in-real mountains-the West is tional group of instructors teach'
the area. And Colorado is the all styles of skiing at low prices.'
state, according to Andy Snively This year renowned Stein Erik-
of the Ski Club, who - has just son is directing the school at
about skied them all. Snowmass.!
Aspen the Best Aspen is also the number one
Colorado, says Andy, boasts place for night life, says Murray
"THE place in the United States. Yoffee of the Ski Club, except for
rivaling anything in Europe." Of Lake Tahoe at the California bor-
course that place is Aspen, the' der. Not teenybopper or honkey-
favorite spot of the Ski Club, tonk, but a range from fast-action ;
according to president Fritz Wil- jeans-and- tee-shirt places to!
liams. very dress-up. A little expensive,!
Aspen has it all. The very best but worth it.!
Vail Area take advantage of it. Originally Son
Colorado boasts another spec- an Indian town, it now has an off
tacular ski area: a town, built in authentic Indian-Mexican-Span-
1962 and designed just to serve ish atmosphere. With good dry1T
skiers. A forest fire burned out snow and a high elevation, it of- Ver
the trees on the back of Vail; fers some of the most dependable all
Mountain, so it now offers vast snow in the United States. mos
unbroken terrain where skiers' California the
make their own paths and can California is not to be outdone, boa
even get lost in parts. Most of the however. Heavenly Valley, Squaw, an
slope is gentle enough for inter- the Alpine Meadows, all on Lake and
mediate skiers. But the back of Tahoe near the Nevada border, ter
the mountain has two huge na- offer cheap food and lodging on and
tural bowls: Sun-up and Sun- the California side plus gambling bac
down, named for the best time to and a spectacular night life on
ski them. ~n pcaua ih ieo
If yo watogotothe Nevada side, with free drinks has
If, you want to go to Colorado, for everybody in the casinos.-;sks
don't let short funds stop you.ski
There are many small weekend For spring skiing college stu- mor
places-much cheaper, beautiful, dents congregate at Mammoth legi
with excellent skiing, such as Mountain in California. One of ern
Winter Park. Arapahoe and Crest- the favorite features is Hot Creek, the
ed Butte. where you float in 110-degree
But Colorado doesn't have all
the snow. In Utah a place called
Alta has powder snow that is
world-renowed, deep and light, the
kind the experts yearn for. The
snow can be so light and feathery
you sometimes ski through, not on
it. Even when it hasn't snowed for
weeks, you can go off to a side
and be the first to make a trail.
But there are few trails for be-
The southern Rockies have
some of the best snow, and Taos
in New Mexico is a good place to
water, drinking beer and wine and
listening to music. ski
Idaho boasts one of the oldest Hai
ski areas in the United States and sta
the world, Sun Valley. Beautiful, no
with large bowls to ski in, it is dor
nevertheless not recommended for to
students because of the formal, ma
expensive after-ski life. ste
The West offers the most open, fee
friendly after-ski and the best ,
I . . .v +a u a. a . . v v v v . v v v
skiing; "mountains to ski instead
of molehills" as Murray says. But
if your time is short, the East has
a lot to offer too-especially a
wild and swinging night life.
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