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Sierra Club Nature Writing Handbook: A Creative Guide

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Publisher Comments:

This newest volume in the Sierra Club's acclaimed The series includes autobiographical writings, essays, short stories, and poetry that communicate a passion for nature which enhances our appreciation of a wide range of landscapes and wildlife. Diverse in mood and setting, the nineteen selections, including seven in print for the first time, represent the best of the genre.

Readers will delight in Chip Rawlins's memoir of life in the Wind River Mountains of Wyoming, Dan O'Brien's tale of falconry on the Great Plains, David Rains Wallace's exploration of the Darien, Barry Lopez's essay on the coral reefs of the Caribbean island of Bonaire, and Marybeth Holleman's evocative essay on St. Lawrence Island in the Bering Sea.

Other contributors are Rick Bass, SueEllen Campbell, Lisa Couturier, John Daniel, Jan Grover, Penny Harter, Adele Ne Jame, Homer Kizer, W. S. Merwin, David Petersen, April N. Rieveschl, Alianor True, Louise Wagenknecht, and Terry Tempest Williams.

Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. 175-180) and index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780871564368
Subtitle:
(a creative guide )
Author:
Murray, John
Publisher:
Sierra Club Books for Children
Location:
San Francisco :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Rhetoric
Subject:
Language arts
Subject:
Composition & Creative Writing - Nonfiction
Subject:
Natural history
Subject:
Natural history literature
Series Volume:
24
Publication Date:
c1995
Binding:
Trade Paper
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
ix, 196 p.
Dimensions:
8.16x5.47x.57 in. .60 lbs.

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