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Main Title Heart of the land : essays on last great places /
Other Authors
Author Title of a Work
Barbato, Joseph
Weinerman, Lisa.
Publisher Pantheon Books,
Year Published 1994
OCLC Number 30703177
ISBN 0679435085
Subjects Natural history--United States ; Natural history
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
ESAM  QH104.G46 1994 Region 10 Library/Seattle,WA 01/02/1998
Collation 296 p. : maps ; 23 cm.
Maps on lining paper.
Contents Notes
Winter solstice at the Moab Slough (Colorado Plateau, Utah) / Terry Tempest Williams -- On Willow Creek (Texas Hill Country) / Rick Bas s -- Wild again (The Adirondack Mountains, New York) / Bill McKibben -- Lake of the Stone Mother (Sillwater Marsh and Pyramid Lake, Neva da) / David James Duncan -- The Most patient of animals (Clinch Vall ey, Virginia) / Joel Achenbach -- On the Henry's Fork (Snake River, Idaho) / Thomas McGuane -- Of beaches, bays, and my boyhood with the Colonel (The Atlantic Barrier Islands, Virginia) / William W. Warne r -- Last of the falling tide (The Florida Keys) / Carl Hiaasen --Jo urney to the lost city of the jaguar (Rio Bravo, Belize) / Gioconda Belli -- Natural history crashes, resurfaces (Guadalupe-Nipomo Dunes , California) / Gary Paul Nabhan -- Creations (Ria Lagartos and Ria Celestun, Yucatan, Mexico) / Linda Hogan -- Playing God on the lawns of the lord (Osage County, Oklahoma) / Teresa Jordan -- Reimagining Warner, (Warner Valley, Oregon) / William Kittredge -- The Far nort h people (Northern Continental Divide, Montana) / James Welch -- The Beginner's mind (Gray Ranch, New Mexico) / Jim Harrison -- Big gras s (Northern Tallgrass Prairie, North Dakota) / Louise Erdrich -- Bac k home again (Big Darby Creek, Ohio) / Ann Zwinger -- No space to wa ste (Martha's Vineyard and Nantucket, Massachusetts) / Philip Caputo -- A Place of grace (Block Island, Rhode Island) / Jill Nelson -- S crub, beautiful scrub (Lake Wales Ridge, Florida) / John Jerome -- O n the trail of Walking James (Willapa Bay, Washington) / Pam Houston -- The lost land of Ka-Zar (Dos Palmas Oasis, California) / Annick Smith -- The Quetzal, the parakeet, and the jaguar (Sierra de las Mi nas, Guatemala) / Victor Perera -- Promises (ACE River Basin, South Carolina) / Dorothy Allison -- Upon this river (The San Pedro River, Arizona) / William Least Heat-Moon -- The Betrayal of Jack (The Yam pa River, Colorado) / Charles Wilkinson -- Where the sky was born (S ian Ka'an, Quintana Roo, Mexico) / Homero Aridjis -- The Rock Island s (Palau, Micronesia) / Paul Theroux -- Great River (Peconic Bay, Ne w York) / Peter Matthiessen -- The Memory place (Horse Lick Creek, K entucky) / Barbara Kingsolver.