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The Resource The anthropology of turquoise : meditations on landscape, art, and spirit, Ellen Meloy

The anthropology of turquoise : meditations on landscape, art, and spirit, Ellen Meloy

Label
The anthropology of turquoise : meditations on landscape, art, and spirit
Title
The anthropology of turquoise
Title remainder
meditations on landscape, art, and spirit
Statement of responsibility
Ellen Meloy
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Integrating elements of memoir, adventure, and natural history, the author explores the mysteries of the natural world, using turquoise, both the color and the gem, as a metaphor, journeying to canyons, deserts, seas, and mountains
Awards note
Pulitzer Prize Finalist: General Nonfiction, 2003.
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
917.904/33
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
F595.3
LC item number
.M45 2002
Literary form
non fiction
Label
The anthropology of turquoise : meditations on landscape, art, and spirit, Ellen Meloy
Link
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/fy031/2001055167.html
Instantiates
Publication
Contents
The deeds and sufferings of light -- Swimming the Mojave -- Waiting its occasions -- AhaMakaw walkabout -- A wilderness of monkeys -- Azul Maya -- Tilano's jeans -- Heron Bay -- The silk that hurls us down its spine -- A field guide to Brazen Harlotry -- My animal life -- Red dust -- The angry lunch cafe -- Brides of place -- Passing through green to reach it
Control code
48501183
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
x, 324 p.
Isbn
9780375408854
Lccn
2001055167
Note
Library's copy 2 (SW Writers): Purchased. With dust jacket.
Other physical details
ill.
Label
The anthropology of turquoise : meditations on landscape, art, and spirit, Ellen Meloy
Link
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/fy031/2001055167.html
Publication
Contents
The deeds and sufferings of light -- Swimming the Mojave -- Waiting its occasions -- AhaMakaw walkabout -- A wilderness of monkeys -- Azul Maya -- Tilano's jeans -- Heron Bay -- The silk that hurls us down its spine -- A field guide to Brazen Harlotry -- My animal life -- Red dust -- The angry lunch cafe -- Brides of place -- Passing through green to reach it
Control code
48501183
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
x, 324 p.
Isbn
9780375408854
Lccn
2001055167
Note
Library's copy 2 (SW Writers): Purchased. With dust jacket.
Other physical details
ill.

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