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The Resource Home ground : language for an American landscape, Barry Lopez, editor ; Debra Gwartney, managing editor

Home ground : language for an American landscape, Barry Lopez, editor ; Debra Gwartney, managing editor

Label
Home ground : language for an American landscape
Title
Home ground
Title remainder
language for an American landscape
Statement of responsibility
Barry Lopez, editor ; Debra Gwartney, managing editor
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The author asked 45 poets and writers to define terms that describe America's land and water forms; phrases like flatiron, bayou, monadnock, kiss tank, meander bar, and everglade. The result is a major enterprise comprising over 850 descriptions, 100 line drawings, and 70 quotations from works by Willa Cather, Truman Capote, John Updike, Cormac McCarthy, and others. Carefully researched and written by talents such as Barbara Kingsolver, Lan Samantha Chang, Robert Hass, Terry Tempest Williams, Jon Krakauer, Gretel Ehrlich, Luis Alberto Urrea, Antonya Nelson, Charles Frazier, Linda Hogan, and Bill McKibben, this text is a composite portrait of the landscape. At the heart of this expansive work is a community of writers in service to their country, emphasizing a language that suggests the vastness and mystery that lie beyond our everyday words
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
917.3003
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
  • G108.E5
  • PS169.L35
LC item number
  • H66 2006
  • H66 2006
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • bibliography
  • encyclopedias
Label
Home ground : language for an American landscape, Barry Lopez, editor ; Debra Gwartney, managing editor
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 401-405) and indexes
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Jeffrey Renard Allen -- Kim Barnes -- Conger Beasley, Jr. -- Franklin Burroughs -- Lan Samantha Chang -- Michael Collier -- Elizabeth Cox -- John Daniel -- Jan DeBlieu -- William DeBuys -- Gretel Ehrlich --Charles Frazier -- Pamela Frierson -- Patricia Hampl -- Robert Hass -- Emily Hiestand -- Linda Hogan -- Stephen Graham Jones -- John Keeble -- Barbara Kingsolver -- William Kittredge -- Jon Krakauer -- Gretchen Legler -- Arturo Longoria -- Bill McKibben -- Ellen Meloy -- Robert Morgan -- Susan Brind Morrow -- Antonya Nelson -- Robert Michael Pyle -- Pattiann Rogers -- Scott Russell Sanders -- Eva Saulitis -- donna Seaman -- Carolyn Servis -- Kim Stafford -- Mary Swander -- Arthur Sze -- Mike Tidwell -- Luis Alberto Urrea -- Luis Verano -- D.J. Waldie -- Joy Williams -- Terry Tempest Williams -- Larry Woiwode
Control code
2576269
Dimensions
28 cm
Extent
xxiv, 449 pages
Isbn
9781595340573
Lccn
2006019942
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm70167626
  • (OCoLC)70167626
Label
Home ground : language for an American landscape, Barry Lopez, editor ; Debra Gwartney, managing editor
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 401-405) and indexes
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Jeffrey Renard Allen -- Kim Barnes -- Conger Beasley, Jr. -- Franklin Burroughs -- Lan Samantha Chang -- Michael Collier -- Elizabeth Cox -- John Daniel -- Jan DeBlieu -- William DeBuys -- Gretel Ehrlich --Charles Frazier -- Pamela Frierson -- Patricia Hampl -- Robert Hass -- Emily Hiestand -- Linda Hogan -- Stephen Graham Jones -- John Keeble -- Barbara Kingsolver -- William Kittredge -- Jon Krakauer -- Gretchen Legler -- Arturo Longoria -- Bill McKibben -- Ellen Meloy -- Robert Morgan -- Susan Brind Morrow -- Antonya Nelson -- Robert Michael Pyle -- Pattiann Rogers -- Scott Russell Sanders -- Eva Saulitis -- donna Seaman -- Carolyn Servis -- Kim Stafford -- Mary Swander -- Arthur Sze -- Mike Tidwell -- Luis Alberto Urrea -- Luis Verano -- D.J. Waldie -- Joy Williams -- Terry Tempest Williams -- Larry Woiwode
Control code
2576269
Dimensions
28 cm
Extent
xxiv, 449 pages
Isbn
9781595340573
Lccn
2006019942
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm70167626
  • (OCoLC)70167626

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