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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Peter Matthiessen frequently employed these openings in his fast-paced
narrative The Snow Leopard, as in this opening paragraph for "October 1": The
monsoon rains continue all night long, and in the morning it is cool and cloudy.
Along the ...
Matthiessen and his companion, a refuge manager, pay a reverential visit to
Ionides's remote wilderness grave at the ... to wild nature have discovered is that
what you finally discover out there — as Peter Matthiessen did in the Himalayas,
... 101 Sand Rivers, Peter Matthiessen, 92 Schaller, George, 44, 87, 147 "Scotty
Briggs and the Parson," Mark Twain, 94 Sea Around Us, The, Rachel Carson, 45
Servheen, Chris, 141-142 Sewall, Samuel, 8 Sexton, Anne, 124 Shacochis, Bob,