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Mountains and rivers without end

Author: Gary Snyder
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Counterpoint ; [Emeryville, Calif.] : Distributed by Publishers Group West, ©1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Mountains and Rivers is an epic of geology, prehistory, and planetary mythologies. It is a poem about land and its processes, a book about wisdom, compassion, and myth, and a narrative work that is not quite like anything else.
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Genre/Form: Poetry
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Snyder, Gary, 1930-
Mountains and rivers without end.
Washington, D.C. : Counterpoint ; [Emeryville, Calif.] : Distributed by Publishers Group West, ©1996
(OCoLC)604838020
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gary Snyder
ISBN: 1887178201 9781887178204 188717852X 9781887178525 1582434077 9781582434070
OCLC Number: 34912804
Notes: Completed work appears for the 1st time in this volume.
Description: viii, 165 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.
Contents: Endless streams and mountains --
Old bones --
Night highway --
Three worlds, three realms, six road --
Jackrabbit --
Elwha River --
Bubbs creek haircut --
Boat of a million years --
Blue sky --
Market --
Journeys --
Ma --
Instructions --
Night song of the Los Angeles basin --
Covers the ground --
The flowing --
The black-tailed hare --
With this flesh --
The hump-backed flute player --
The cumambulation of Mt. Tamalpais --
The Canyon Wren --
Arctic midnight twilight --
Under the hills near the Morava River --
Walking the New York bedrock --
Haida Gwai north coast, Naikoon beach --
New moon tongue --
Offering for Tara --
The bear mother --
Macaques in the sky --
Old Woodrat's stinky house --
Raven's Beak River --
Earrings dangling and miles of desert --
Cross legg'd --
Afloat --
Dance --
We wash our bowls in this water --
The Mountain Spirit --
Earth verse --
Finding the space in the heart.
Responsibility: Gary Snyder.

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Mountains and Rivers is an epic of geology, prehistory, and planetary mythologies. It is a poem about land and its processes, a book about wisdom, compassion, and myth, and a narrative work that is not quite like anything else.

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