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All the wild and lonely places : journeys in a desert landscape

Author: Lawrence Hogue
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Island Press [for] Shearwater Books, ©2000.
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""A Land of dreams and nightmares, where the waking world meets the fantastic shapes and bent forms of imagination," describes the remote and harsh landscape of the Anza-Borrego Desert on California's southern border. In a country so sere and rugged, it's easy to imagine that no one has ever set foot there - a wilderness waiting to be explored. Yet for thousands of years the land was home to the Cahuilla and
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Genre/Form: History
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Hogue, Lawrence, 1961-
All the wild and lonely places.
Washington, D.C. : Island Press [for] Shearwater Books, ©2000
(OCoLC)606299634
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lawrence Hogue
ISBN: 1559636513 9781559636513
OCLC Number: 43397048
Description: 272 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: pt. I. Introductory. 1. The View from Garnet Peak. 2. Dos Cabezas: Initiation. 3. Domelands: Reading the Desert --
pt. II. Deep Time. 4. Carrizo Badlands: Walking on the Bottom of the Sea. 5. Edge of the World: Creation. 6. Mission Gorge: Fire and Water. 7. First Grove: Gardens in the Wilderness --
pt. III. Cowboys and Indians. 8. Oriflamme Canyon: Bushwhacking with Pedro Fages. 9. Box Canyon: Soldiers and Forty-niners. 10. Table Mountain: Cowboys and Their Cows. 11. Indian Hill: Homeless --
pt. IV. A Century of Wilderness. 12. Salton Sea: Taming the Desert. 13. Seventeen Palms: Our Limits Transgressed. 14. Ghost Mountain: Bad Days at Yaquitepec. 15. Red Rock Canyon: The War on the Desert --
pt. V. Desert at the Millennium. 16. Horse Canyon: Weeding the Wilderness. 17. Third Grove: Battle for the Bighorn. 18. Campo: Reimagining Ancient Traditions. 19. Whale Peak: the Wilderness Path. 20. Epilogue: Eyes in the Dark.
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This thoughtful and evocative portrait of the Anza-Borrego Desert explores the people who have lived there, both original inhabitants and Spanish and American newcomers--soldiers, Forty-Niners,  Read more...

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