The Sierra Club Nature Writing Handbook: A Creative Guide
This newest volume in the Sierra Club's acclaimed The series includes autobiographical writings, essays, short stories, and poetry that communicate a passion for nature which enhances our appreciation of a wide range of landscapes and wildlife. Diverse in mood and setting, the nineteen selections, including seven in print for the first time, represent the best of the genre.
Readers will delight in Chip Rawlins's memoir of life in the Wind River Mountains of Wyoming, Dan O'Brien's tale of falconry on the Great Plains, David Rains Wallace's exploration of the Darien, Barry Lopez's essay on the coral reefs of the Caribbean island of Bonaire, and Marybeth Holleman's evocative essay on St. Lawrence Island in the Bering Sea.
Other contributors are Rick Bass, SueEllen Campbell, Lisa Couturier, John Daniel, Jan Grover, Penny Harter, Adele Ne Jame, Homer Kizer, W. S. Merwin, David Petersen, April N. Rieveschl, Alianor True, Louise Wagenknecht, and Terry Tempest Williams.
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As it turned out, Desert Solitaire came almost directly from the extensive journals
he had kept at Arches: That night [after deciding to write the book] I rummaged
through my trunk, dug out my old notebooks and journals, and transcribed by ...
Pilgrim at Tinker Creek, Joseph Wood Krutch's The Desert Year, Ann Zwinger's
Beyond the Aspen Grove, Henry ... dead wife, or Edward Abbey uses the desert
in Desert Solitaire to symbolize the desert of his early middle years, or when
Here, for example, is a scene from Edward Abbey's Desert Solitaire in which a
man is about to die. The man is in a truck rolling toward the side of a canyon:
Thinking carefully, Mr. Graham decided to ease the truck down close to the edge
of the ...