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

Author: Ellen Meloy
Publisher: New York : Pantheon Books, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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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.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Ellen Ditzler Meloy; Ellen Ditzler Meloy; Ellen Meloy
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Ellen Meloy
ISBN: 0375408851 9780375408854
OCLC Number: 48501183
Description: x, 324 p. ; 22 cm.
Contents: Machine generated contents note: The Deeds and Sufferings of Light 3 --
Swimming the Mojave I8 --
Waiting Its Occasions 63 --
AhaMakav Walkabout 76 --
A Wilderness of Monkeys I02 --
Azul Maya 129 --
Tilano's Jeans I56 --
Heron Bay I76 --
The Silk That Hurls Us Down Its Spine 2II --
A Field Guide to Brazen Harlotry 221 --
My Animal Life 256 --
Red Dust 273 --
The Angry Lunch Cafe 282 --
Brides of Place 307 --
Passing Through Green to Reach It 315 --
Acknowledgments 324.
Responsibility: Ellen Meloy.
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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.

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