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This second volume of The John McPhee Reader includes material from his eleven books published since 1975, including Coming into the Country, Looking for a Ship, The Control of Nature, and the four books on geology that comprise Annals of the Former World.

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.

Table of Contents

Coming into the country — Giving good weight --Basin and range — In suspect terrain — La place de la Concorde Suisse — Table of contents — Rising from the plains — The control of nature — Looking for a ship — Assembling California — The ransom of Russian art.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780374256869
Editor:
Strachan, Patricia
Other:
Strachan, Patricia
Introduction by:
Remnick, David
Introduction:
Remnick, David
Editor:
Strachan, Patricia
Author:
Remnick, David
Author:
McPhee, John
Publisher:
Farrar Straus Giroux
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Non-Classifiable
Subject:
Essays
Subject:
American
Subject:
American - General
Subject:
Biology-Reference
Edition Number:
1st ed.
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series Volume:
104-207
Publication Date:
19960231
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
416
Dimensions:
8.25 x 5.50 in

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