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The hour of land : a personal topography of America's national parks, Terry Tempest Williams

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The hour of land : a personal topography of America's national parks
Title
The hour of land
Title remainder
a personal topography of America's national parks
Statement of responsibility
Terry Tempest Williams
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"A personal, lyrical, and idiosyncratic ode to our national parks"--
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Provided by publisher
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
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Williams, Terry Tempest
Dewey number
333.780973
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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  • National parks and reserves
  • National parks and reserves
  • National parks and reserves
  • Landscapes
  • Williams, Terry Tempest
  • Natural history
  • Human ecology
  • United States
  • NATURE / Essays
  • TRAVEL / Parks & Campgrounds
  • TRAVEL / United States / General
Label
The hour of land : a personal topography of America's national parks, Terry Tempest Williams
Instantiates
Publication
Contents
A Poetic Crossing -- Mapping the Territory -- Introduction: By Definition : America's National Parks -- Keep promise : Grand Teton National Park, Wyoming -- All this is what the wind knows : Theodore Roosevelt National Park, North Dakota -- What more shall we do to others : To otherness : Gulf Islands National Seashore, Florida & Mississippi -- "The stones, the steel, the galaxaies" : Acadia National Park, Maine -- "There is no prevailing" : Gettysburg National Battlefield, Pennsylvania -- Death yes but as a gathering : Effigy Mounds National Monument, Iowa -- Any wind will tell you : Big Bend National Park, Texas -- There is no private space : Gates of the Arctic National Park -- We Are In Some Strange Wind Says the Wind : Canyonlands National Park, Utah -- The bodies are all gone from it, the purchases have been made : Alcatraz Island, Golden Gate National Recreation Area, California -- It is so extreme this taking-the-place-of, this standing-in-for, this disappearing of all : Glacier National Park, Montana -- I say to myself keep on, it will not be the end, not yet, my children sleep, not yet : Cesar Chavez National Monument and the future -- Gallery
Control code
BK0017581239
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
395 p.
Isbn
9780374280093
Lccn
2015042477
Other physical details
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Label
The hour of land : a personal topography of America's national parks, Terry Tempest Williams
Publication
Contents
A Poetic Crossing -- Mapping the Territory -- Introduction: By Definition : America's National Parks -- Keep promise : Grand Teton National Park, Wyoming -- All this is what the wind knows : Theodore Roosevelt National Park, North Dakota -- What more shall we do to others : To otherness : Gulf Islands National Seashore, Florida & Mississippi -- "The stones, the steel, the galaxaies" : Acadia National Park, Maine -- "There is no prevailing" : Gettysburg National Battlefield, Pennsylvania -- Death yes but as a gathering : Effigy Mounds National Monument, Iowa -- Any wind will tell you : Big Bend National Park, Texas -- There is no private space : Gates of the Arctic National Park -- We Are In Some Strange Wind Says the Wind : Canyonlands National Park, Utah -- The bodies are all gone from it, the purchases have been made : Alcatraz Island, Golden Gate National Recreation Area, California -- It is so extreme this taking-the-place-of, this standing-in-for, this disappearing of all : Glacier National Park, Montana -- I say to myself keep on, it will not be the end, not yet, my children sleep, not yet : Cesar Chavez National Monument and the future -- Gallery
Control code
BK0017581239
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
395 p.
Isbn
9780374280093
Lccn
2015042477
Other physical details
ill.

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