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The narratives in this book are of journeys made in three wildernesses - on a coastal island, in a Western mountain range, and on the Colorado River in the Grand Canyon. The four men portrayed here have different relationships to their environment, and they encounter each other on mountain trails, in forests and rapids, sometimes with reserve, sometimes with friendliness, sometimes fighting hard across a philosophical divide.

About the Author

John McPhee is the author of twenty-six books, including Annals of the Former World, for which he received the Pulitzer Prize in 1999. He has been a staff writer at The New Yorker since 1965 and lives in Princeton, New Jersey.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780374148225
Author:
Mcphee, John
Publisher:
Farrar Straus Giroux
Author:
McPhee, John
Location:
New York
Subject:
Essays
Subject:
Ecology
Subject:
Conservation of natural resources
Subject:
Wilderness areas
Subject:
Development - Sustainable Development
Subject:
Environmental Conservation & Protection - General
Subject:
Environmental Studies-Environment
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series Volume:
17
Publication Date:
19710831
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
256
Dimensions:
8.62 x 5.62 x 0.95 in

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