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The National Parks: America's Best Idea

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In paperback for the first time, the companion volume to the stirring Ken Burns film: a magnificently illustrated history of the American National Park System, with a vast array of breathtaking photographs.

About the Author

Dayton Duncan, writer and producer of The National Parks, is an award-winning author and documentary filmmaker. His nine other books include, with Ken Burns, Horatios Drive and Lewis & Clark. He has collaborated on all of Ken Burnss films for twenty years as a writer, producer, and consultant. He lives in Walpole, New Hampshire.

Ken Burns, director and producer of The National Parks, founded his own documentary company, Florentine Films, in 1976. His films include The War, Jazz, Baseball, and The Civil War, which was the highest-rated series in the history of American public television. His work has won numerous prizes, including the Emmy and Peabody Awards, and has received two Academy Award nominations. He received a Lifetime Achievement Emmy Award in 2008. He lives in Walpole, New Hampshire.

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ISBN:
9780375712104
Author:
Duncan, Dayton
Publisher:
Knopf Publishing Group
Author:
Burns, Ken
Subject:
United States - General
Subject:
US History-General
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
20110531
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
440 4-C AND BandW ILLUS IN TXT
Pages:
432
Dimensions:
10.84 x 9.21 x 1.02 in 2.3 lb

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