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Encounters with the archdruid

Author: John McPhee
Publisher: New York, Farrar, Straus and Giroux [1971]
Series: Noonday, N575.
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The narratives in this book are of journeys made in three wildernesses - on a coastal island, in a Western mountain range, and on the Colorado River in the Grand Canyon. The four men portrayed here have different relationships to their environment, and they encounter each other on mountain trails, in forests and rapids, sometimes with reserve, sometimes with friendliness, sometimes fighting hard across a  Read more...
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Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John McPhee
ISBN: 0374148228 9780374148225 0374514313 9780374514310
OCLC Number: 154248
Notes: "Originally appeared in The New Yorker."
Description: 245 pages 22 cm.
Contents: A mountain --
An island --
A river.
Series Title: Noonday, N575.
Responsibility: [by] John McPhee.
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The narratives in this book are of journeys made in three wildernesses - on a coastal island, in a Western mountain range, and on the Colorado River in the Grand Canyon. The four men portrayed here have different relationships to their environment, and they encounter each other on mountain trails, in forests and rapids, sometimes with reserve, sometimes with friendliness, sometimes fighting hard across a philosophical divide.

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