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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One of the most prolific journal-keepers of recent memory was Edward Abbey,
who began maintaining a personal record in 1946 and made his last entry less
than two weeks before his death in 1989. Today you can study these
Abbey, Edward, 1, 7, 15, 17, 18, 19, 23, 24, 27, 28, 44, 45, 53, 55, 66, 86, 91-92,
96, 97, 99, 105-106, 110, 112, 116-117, 154 Abbey's Road, Edward Abbey, 23,
45 Adams, Ansel, 68 Advertising for workshop members, 158 Aeneid, Virgil, 76, ...
Denali National Park, 103 Denver Natural History Museum, 141 Denver Zoo, 42
Descriptions of animals, people's reactions to, 68 reader's toleration of lengthy,
63 Descriptive prose, 62 Desert Isle, A, Edward Abbey, 109 Desert Smells Like ...