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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Island "Within, The, Richard Nelson, 24, 57 Islands and the Sea, The, John A.
Murray, 97 Jackson, William Henry, 62 Jefferson, Thomas, 22 "John Brown's
Body," Henry David Thoreau, 3 Johnson, Robert, 121 Johnson, Samuel, 21, 74,
96, 124 ...
... 128 Terence, 111 "Thinking Like a Mountain," Aldo Leopold, 22, 93 "Thirteen
Ways of Looking at a Blackbird," Wallace Stevens, 151 This Incomperable Lande,
Thomas Lyon, 23 Thomas, Dylan, 120 Thomas, Lewis, 15 Thoreau, Henry David
Way West, The, A. B. Guthrie, 153, 155 Week on the Concord and Merrimack
Rivers, A, Henry David Thoreau, 96, 98, 116 "Werner," Rick Bass, 49 Western
American Literature, 7 "Whimbrels," Terry Tempest Williams, 50 Whitman, Walt,