Synopses & Reviews
The Palouse Hills in eastern Washington State are known as home of the golden wheatlands. The region was forever changed by the dispersal of nuclear waste -- accidental and intentional -- from the Hanford Atomic Plant only 100 miles south. This wise, irreverent, and bittersweet story tells of a farmgirl's coming of age on a radioactive Prairie, and is, in Terry Tempest Williams's words, "searing and revelatory."
A wise, irreverent, and bittersweet story of a farmgirl's coming of age on a radioactive prairie. The Palouse Hills in eastern Washington State are known as home of the golden wheatlands.
About the Author
Teri Hein grew up on a wheat farm in eastern Washington, where her great-grandparents originally homesteaded. In the years since she left home for college, she has led an adventurous life--teaching abroad, rafting the Grand Canyon, traveling to northwestern Pakistan to learn firsthand about the plight of Afghani women refugees and doing research in the Amazon Jungle.