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A Colorado River reader, edited by Richard F. Fleck

Label
A Colorado River reader
Title
A Colorado River reader
Statement of responsibility
edited by Richard F. Fleck
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
917.91/3
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
LC call number
F788
LC item number
.C724 2000
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
A Colorado River reader, edited by Richard F. Fleck
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 189-190)
Contents
Why the Grand Canyon was made / Paiute Indian legend -- From the Domínguez-Escalante journal / Silvestre Vélez de Escalante -- From the Grand to the Little Colorado / John Wesley Powell -- Cataract Canyon / Robert Brewster Stanton -- Silent river / John C. Van Dyke -- A wonderland of crags and pinnacles / Frederick S. Dellenbaugh -- Its delta / Frank Waters -- The river-runners / T.H. Watkins -- Encounters with an archdruid / John McPhee -- Conquering Glen Canyon / Georgie White Clark -- Canyon country : the ultimate ditch / Phillip L. Fradkin -- Down the river with Henry Thoreau / Edward Abbey -- Rapids, icewater and fire / Bill Beer -- Gravity in a fluid medium / Ellen Meloy -- Badger Creek and running rapids / Ann Zwinger -- Big drop / Colin Fletcher -- Plant journey / Linda Hogan
Control code
43365802
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xv, 190 p.
Isbn
9780874806465
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
00021102
Note
Library's copy 1 (SW Writers): Purchased, 2000. Paperbound.
Other physical details
ill., map
Label
A Colorado River reader, edited by Richard F. Fleck
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 189-190)
Contents
Why the Grand Canyon was made / Paiute Indian legend -- From the Domínguez-Escalante journal / Silvestre Vélez de Escalante -- From the Grand to the Little Colorado / John Wesley Powell -- Cataract Canyon / Robert Brewster Stanton -- Silent river / John C. Van Dyke -- A wonderland of crags and pinnacles / Frederick S. Dellenbaugh -- Its delta / Frank Waters -- The river-runners / T.H. Watkins -- Encounters with an archdruid / John McPhee -- Conquering Glen Canyon / Georgie White Clark -- Canyon country : the ultimate ditch / Phillip L. Fradkin -- Down the river with Henry Thoreau / Edward Abbey -- Rapids, icewater and fire / Bill Beer -- Gravity in a fluid medium / Ellen Meloy -- Badger Creek and running rapids / Ann Zwinger -- Big drop / Colin Fletcher -- Plant journey / Linda Hogan
Control code
43365802
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xv, 190 p.
Isbn
9780874806465
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
00021102
Note
Library's copy 1 (SW Writers): Purchased, 2000. Paperbound.
Other physical details
ill., map

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