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On nature : nature, landscape, and natural history

Author: Daniel Halpern
Publisher: San Francisco : North Point Press, 1987.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Daniel Halpern
ISBN: 086547284X 9780865472846 0865472831 9780865472839
OCLC Number: 15566083
Description: 319 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Nature writer's dilemma / John Hay --
Forever virgin : the American view of America / Noel Perrin --
Remembering pioneer naturalists / Howard Ensign Evans --
World of infinite variety / Ann Zwinger --
In praise of John Muir / Edward Hoagland --
View of a marsh : vitality in nature / C. John Burk --
Man, the sky, and the elephant : on Pliny's Natural history / Italo Calvino (tr. Patrick Creagh) --
Landscape, history, and the Pueblo imagination / Leslie Marmon Silko --
"Stalking with stories" : names, places, and moral narratives among the Western Apaches / Keith H. Basso --
Gifts / Richard K. Nelson --
North Beach journal / Robert Finch --
Shadows and vistas / John Haines --
Storm over the Amazon / Edward O. Wilson --
Total eclipse / Annie Dillard --
Spring / Gretel Ehrlich --
Wind upon the waters / Ralph Beer --
Return of Beaver to the Missouri river / Conger Beasley, Jr --
Rivertops / Ted Williams --
Writer's west / John Milton --
Stone horse / Barry Lopez --
Passacaglia on getting lost / Jim Harrison --
Against nature / Joyce Carol Oates --
Green man / John Fowles --
Dolphin papers / John Rodman.
Responsibility: edited by Daniel Halpern ; advisory editors, Annie Dillard [and others].

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