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Author Williams, Terry Tempest.
Title The hour of land : a personal topography of America's national parks / Terry Tempest Williams.
Publication Info. New York : Sarah Crichton Books/Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2016.
Open Library Cover
Location Call No. Status
 Stack 2  973 W    IN LIBRARY
Edition First edition.
Description 395 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents America's National Parks: by definition -- Grand Teton National Park, Wyoming: keep promise -- Theodore Roosevelt National Park, North Dakota: all this is what the wind knows -- Acadia National Park, Maine: "The stones, the steel, the galaxies" -- Gettysburg National Battlefield, Pennsylvania: "There is no prevailing" -- Effigy Mounds National Monument, Iowa: Death yes but as a gathering -- Big Bend National Park, Texas: Any wind will tell you -- Gates of the Arctic National Park, Alaska: There is no private space -- Gulf Islands National Seashore, Florida and Mississippi: what more shall we do to others. To otherness -- Canyonlands National Park, Utah: We Are In Some Strange Wind Says the Wind -- Alcatraz Island, Golden Gate National Recreation Area, California: The bodies are all gone from it, the purchases have been made -- Glacier National Park, Montana: It is so extreme this taking-the-place-of, this standing-in-for, this disappearing of all -- Cesar Chavez National Monument and the future: I say to myself keep on, it will not be the end, not yet, my children sleep, not yet.
Subject National parks and reserves -- United States.
National parks and reserves -- United States -- Pictorial works.
National parks and reserves -- Social aspects -- United States.
Landscapes -- Social aspects -- United States.
Williams, Terry Tempest -- Travel -- United States.
Natural history -- United States.
Human ecology -- United States -- Philosophy.
United States -- Environmental conditions.
Genre or Form Biographies.
Illustrated works.
Pictorial works.
Travel writing.
Added Title Personal topography of America's national parks
ISBN 9780374280093 (hardback)
0374280096 (hardback)
9780374712266 (e-book)
0374712263