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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Much of the power of Maclean's stories derives from the fact that he was keenly
aware that all written literature is based in oral literature; he understood that a
story must first "sound" good before it does anything else. Another comment of his
The Norton Anthology of English Literature in two volumes 18. The Heath
Anthology of American Literature in two volumes 19. An anthology of world
literature in two volumes 20. The Chicago Manual of Style 21. Bernard Grun's
The Timetables ...
literature arose just as human societies were becoming more urbanized and
hence more socially and legally aware (legal in the sense of social contracts).
The need was there to make the products of the mind more durable (especially