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    • A Colorado River Reader

    • An anthology of work spanning hundreds of years and many cultures and voices that captures an array of written responses to the mighty Colorado River.
    • Literature
    • A Gateway to Sindarin

    • A serious look at J. R. R. Tolkien's elvish tongue Sindarin, by means of its grammar, morphology, and history. Supplemental material includes a vocabulary, Sindarin names, and a glossary of terms.
    • Linguistics / Literature
    • A Green River Reader

    • An assemblage of every significant written testament to the Green River from Kit Carson and John C. Frémont to contemporary American naturalists like Wallace Stegner and Edward Abbey.
    • Literature
    • A Year in Place

    • The editors invited a dozen friends to consider one calendar month in the place they call home, creating a captivating collection centered on American thought about who we are and what we care about.
    • Literature
    • A Yellowstone Reader

    • An evocative sample of fictional literature about Yellowstone, the best or most notable expressions of the park presenting its geysers, mountains, and rivers from the perspectives of the past.
    • Literature
    • Grave Goods

    • A laugh-out-loud funny and eerily thoughtful collection of essays on psychics, murderers, and occult phenomena that reveal the natural world as a place of unnatural surprises and strange beauty.
    • Literature
    • Home Waters

    • Scholar and essayist George Handley blends nature writing, local history, theology, environmental history, and personal memoir in a resounding story of place, nature, and faith.
    • Nature and Environment / Literature
    • Men at Work

    • This volume brings to the public for the first time thirty-four pieces of fiction that had been written for the Federal Writers' Project.
    • Literature
    • Mountaineering Essays

    • Contains eleven mountain essays by John Muir, the founder of the Sierra Club, that strike a subtle balance between the physical aspects of ascending and the more symbolic observations of the sublimity of his surroundings.
    • Literature / Nature and Environment
    • Prospect

    • The author peers at the world through a myriad of lenses—natural history, local history, science, anthropology, philosophy, and literature—offering cultural commentary and personal revelation.
    • Literature
    • Sharing Fencelines

    • An unlikely trio of friends from the northwestern corner of Nevada each offers her voice as a testament to the joys and struggles of creating a home and connecting to the land and its people.
    • Literature
    • The Giant Joshua

    • Set in the 1860s at Utah’s Dixie Mission, this is the deeply moving story of a far-flung outpost in the desert where a band of Mormons, like the giant Joshua, fight to survive in an arid land.
    • Literature
    • The Grumbling Gods

    • Surveys the history and allure of Palm Springs, penetrating the tinsel of casinos and the placidity of gated golf communities to reveal the painful beauty of deserts and mountains under assault.
    • Literature
    • The New Desert Reader

    • Brings together a historical cross section of writings on the American Southwest in selections that demonstrate how thinking about American deserts has changed from the earliest times to the present.
    • Literature
    • The Rocky Mountain National Park Reader

    • A rich literary and historical compendium of the best that has been written about Rocky Mountain National Park
    • Nature and Environment / Literature
    • The Sacred Place

    • This unprecedented anthology brings together a provocative mix of new and well known writers who explore the relation between what we call the sacred and what we witness in the apparent world.
    • Literature
    • The Wake of the General Bliss

    • Set aboard a ship carrying troops home from India at the end of World War II, this autobiographical novel opens with the dramatic events that ensue when the call goes out, "Man overboard!"
    • Literature
    • The Way Home

    • Essays on river running, backcountry skiing, fly-fishing, and backpacking—all describing various attempts to engage in meaningful contact with the elements of wild nature.
    • Nature and Environment / Literature
    • Wildbranch

    • A powerful collection of essays and poetry by both prominent American environmental writers and exciting new voices.
    • Nature and Environment / Literature

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