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Some strange corners of our country : the wonderland of the Southwest

Author: Charles Fletcher Lummis
Publisher: New York : The Century Co., 1892.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Lummis's prose portraits of the Grand Canyon, Petrified Forest, Montezuma Castle, and other sites reflect the author's knowledge of Southwest anthropology and history.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Lummis, Charles Fletcher, 1859-1928.
Some strange corners of our country.
New York : Century Co., 1892
(OCoLC)558116498
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Charles Fletcher Lummis
OCLC Number: 25440411
Description: xi, 270 pages, [12] leaves of plates : illustrations, facsimiles, maps ; 20 cm
Contents: The grandest gorge in the world --
A forest of agate --
The American Sahara --
The rattlesnake dance --
Where they beg the bear's pardon --
The witches' corner --
The magicians --
The self-crucifiers --
Homes that were forts --
Montezuma's well --
Montezuma's castle --
The greatest natural bridge on earth --
The stone autograph-album --
The rivers of stone --
The Navajo basket --
The blind hunters --
Finishing an Indian boy --
The praying smoke --
The dance of the sacred bark --
Doctoring the years --
An odd people at home --
A saint in court.
Responsibility: by Charles F. Lummis.

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Lummis's prose portraits of the Grand Canyon, Petrified Forest, Montezuma Castle, and other sites reflect the author's knowledge of Southwest anthropology and history.

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