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The Resource The opal desert : explorations of fantasy and reality in the American Southwest, Peter Wild

The opal desert : explorations of fantasy and reality in the American Southwest, Peter Wild

Label
The opal desert : explorations of fantasy and reality in the American Southwest
Title
The opal desert
Title remainder
explorations of fantasy and reality in the American Southwest
Statement of responsibility
Peter Wild
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
917.9
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Index
index present
LC call number
F786
LC item number
.W73 1999
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
The opal desert : explorations of fantasy and reality in the American Southwest, Peter Wild
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [195]-[211]) and index
Contents
Cabeza de Vaca : flaming entrails, burning trees -- William L. Manly : the classic account of deserta horribilis -- J. Ross Browne & Samuel W. Cozzens : happy travelers through lost lands -- Charles F. Lummis : the showman with the shining right hand -- Mary Austin : beauty, madness, death, and God -- John C. Van Dyke & the desert aestheticians -- William T. Hornaday : the happy travelers, part 2 -- John Wesley Powell & William E. Smythe : God smiles on the irrigationists -- J. Smeaton Chase : our Araby -- Joseph Wood Krutch : the pronuba moth and the modern dilemma -- Edward Abbey : Ned Ludd arrives on the desert -- Ann Zwinger & Charles Bowden : pondering these things in her heart; Tacitus flips out -- Peter Reyner Banham : wheeled voyeur from overseas
Control code
40762502
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
219 p.
Isbn
9780292791282
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
99006113
Note
Library's copy 1 (SW Writers): Purchased, 2000. Paperbound.
Label
The opal desert : explorations of fantasy and reality in the American Southwest, Peter Wild
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [195]-[211]) and index
Contents
Cabeza de Vaca : flaming entrails, burning trees -- William L. Manly : the classic account of deserta horribilis -- J. Ross Browne & Samuel W. Cozzens : happy travelers through lost lands -- Charles F. Lummis : the showman with the shining right hand -- Mary Austin : beauty, madness, death, and God -- John C. Van Dyke & the desert aestheticians -- William T. Hornaday : the happy travelers, part 2 -- John Wesley Powell & William E. Smythe : God smiles on the irrigationists -- J. Smeaton Chase : our Araby -- Joseph Wood Krutch : the pronuba moth and the modern dilemma -- Edward Abbey : Ned Ludd arrives on the desert -- Ann Zwinger & Charles Bowden : pondering these things in her heart; Tacitus flips out -- Peter Reyner Banham : wheeled voyeur from overseas
Control code
40762502
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
219 p.
Isbn
9780292791282
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
99006113
Note
Library's copy 1 (SW Writers): Purchased, 2000. Paperbound.

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