The hour of land : a personal topography of America's national parks (Book, 2016) [U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Library]
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The hour of land : a personal topography of America's national parks

Author: Terry Tempest Williams
Publisher: New York : Sarah Crichton Books/Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2016 ©2016
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Ouvrages illustrés
Named Person: Terry Tempest Williams
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Terry Tempest Williams
ISBN: 9780374280093 0374280096
OCLC Number: 991055641
Description: 395 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
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.
Responsibility: Terry Tempest Williams.
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