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The Second John McPhee Readerby John Mcphee
Synopses & Reviews
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.
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