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Testimony : writers of the West speak on behalf of Utah wilderness

Author: Stephen Trimble; Terry Tempest Williams
Publisher: Minneapolis, MN : Milkweed Editions ; [Emeryville, Calif.] : Distributed by Publishers Group West, 1996.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"An extraordinary, historic statement on behalf of wilderness, Testimony is a powerful collection by twenty-one of today's most prominent writers." "Originally created as a limited edition presented to Congress, this book was the result of an effort to communicate through art the urgent need to preserve threatened lands. Testimony is an important reminder of the historical and spiritual importance of our public  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen Trimble; Terry Tempest Williams
ISBN: 1571312129 9781571312129
OCLC Number: 34576848
Description: 112 pages : illustrations, maps ; 18 cm
Contents: An Act of Faith / Stephen Trimble and Terry Tempest Williams --
Introduction: Bearing Witness / T.H. Watkins --
In Praise of Emptiness / Ann Weiler Walka --
Our Gardens, Our Canyons / Stephen Trimble --
Decision Time / Karen Shepherd --
Glen Canyon on the Colorado / Richard Shelton --
Untouched Country / Rick Bass --
Visionary Mammals / Ellen Meloy --
Basin and Range / John McPhee --
How Wonderful We Are / Mark Strand --
Waiting on Wisdom / Barry Lopez --
Bloodlines / Terry Tempest Williams --
The Wingate and Time / Charles Wilkinson --
A World Not Lost / Olive Ghiselin --
Vantage / Brewster Ghiselin --
The Thigh Bone of a Mouse / Ann Zwinger --
At Home in the World / N. Scott Momaday --
A Redrock Place of the Heart / Gary Paul Nabhan --
Sanity / William Kittredge --
A Visit to Mom's / Donald Snow --
A Tithe to the Wild / Thomas J. Lyon --
Wilderness Credo / Margaret E. Murie --
History of Testimony --
Letter Sent to Contributors --
Letters Sent to Congress --
Utah Wilderness --
Citizen Action Organizations --
Map of Utah Wilderness Areas --
America's Redrock Wilderness --
The American Wilderness --
List of United States Wilderness Areas --
Map of United States Wilderness Areas.
Responsibility: compiled by Stephen Trimble, Terry Tempest Williams.

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"An extraordinary, historic statement on behalf of wilderness, Testimony is a powerful collection by twenty-one of today's most prominent writers." "Originally created as a limited edition presented to Congress, this book was the result of an effort to communicate through art the urgent need to preserve threatened lands. Testimony is an important reminder of the historical and spiritual importance of our public lands and the fact that if we value wilderness, we must take action to preserve it."--Jacket.

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