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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Briggs, Le Baron Russell, 154 Briggs-Copeland Faculty Instructors of English
Composition, 154 Brown, Dave, 141 Buffett, Jimmy, 64 Burns, Robert, 121 "
Burrisizing," Rick Bass, 40 Burroughs, John, 62, 108 Byrd, William, 1, 8 Caesar,
Julius, 37 ...
Richardson, Robert, 3, 8, 25, 125, 132, 133, 158 Rievers, The, William Faulkner,
106 "River People," Rick Bass, 52 River Runs Through It, A, Norman Maclean, 98
"Road Not Taken, The," Robert Frost, 123 "Rocks," Edward Abbey, 66, ...
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,