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The Wilderness reader

Author: Frank Bergon
Publisher: New York : New American Library ; London : New English Library, ©1980.
Series: Mentor book.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Records the writing of 26 explorers, naturalists, hunters, philosophers, and conservationists.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Frank Bergon
ISBN: 0451619021 9780451619020
OCLC Number: 7025154
Description: xii, 372 pages ; 18 cm.
Contents: Introduction: literature of the American wilderness --
History of the dividing line / William Byrd --
Travels in Florida / William Bartram --
Across the continent / Meriwether Lewis --
Buffalo country / George Catlin --
Missouri River journals / John James Audubon --
West of the Great Basin / John C. Fremont --
Hunting Indians / Francis Parkman --
"Ktaadn" / Henry David Thoreau --
Mountaineering in the Sierra Nevada / Clarence King --
Exploration of the Colorado River / John Wesley Powell --
Canyon country / Clarence Dutton --
Adirondack wilderness / Verplanck Colvin --
A lady's life in the Rocky Mountains / Isabella Bird --
Vision in the Crazy Mountains / Plenty Coups --
Hunting in the badlands / Theodore Roosevelt --
Birch browsings / John Burroughs --
The range of light / John Muir --
Land of little rain / Mary Austin --
The desert / John C. Van Dyke --
"Thinking like a mountain", The green lagoons / Aldo Leopold --
The edge of the sea / Rachel Carson --
Land of the windy rain / Edwin Way Teale --
Packhorse paradise, Wilderness letter / Wallace Stegner --
Desert solitaire / Edward Abbey --
Coming into the country / John McPhee --
The mountain of my fear / David Roberts.
Series Title: Mentor book.
Responsibility: edited by Frank Bergon.

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Records the writing of 26 explorers, naturalists, hunters, philosophers, and conservationists.

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