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The second John McPhee reader

Author: John McPhee; Patricia Strachan; David Remnick
Publisher: New York : Farrar, Straus, and Giroux, 1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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This second volume of The John McPhee Reader includes material from his eleven books published since 1975, including Coming into the Country, Looking for a Ship, The Control of Nature, and the four books on geology gathering under the title Annals of the Former World: Basin and Range, In Suspect Terrain, Rising from the Plains, and Assembling California.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John McPhee; Patricia Strachan; David Remnick
ISBN: 0374256861 9780374256869 0374524637 9780374524630
OCLC Number: 33042071
Notes: Includes selections from the author's eleven books published since 1975.
Description: xvii, 393 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Coming into the country [excerpt] --
Giving good weight : a collection. Giving good weight [excerpt] ; Brigade de cuisine [excerpt] --
Basin and range [excerpt] --
In suspect terrain [excerpt] --
La Place de la Concorde Suisse [excerpt] --
Table of contents : a collection. Under the snow ; Heirs of general practice [excerpt] ; North of the C.P. line [excerpt] --
Rising from the plains [excerpt] --
The control of nature [excerpt] --
Looking for a ship [excerpt] --
Assembling California [excerpt] --
The ransom of Russian art [excerpt].
Other Titles: Works.
Responsibility: selected by David Remnick and Patricia Strachan ; edited by Patricia Strachan ; with an introduction by David Remnick.
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This second volume of The John McPhee Reader includes material from his eleven books published since 1975, including Coming into the Country, Looking for a Ship, The Control of Nature, and the four books on geology gathering under the title Annals of the Former World: Basin and Range, In Suspect Terrain, Rising from the Plains, and Assembling California.

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