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Annals of the former world

Author: John A McPhee
Publisher: New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2000, ©1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st pbk. edView all editions and formats
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A compilation of five books presenting a geological history of North America, the first four were previously published as Basin and Range (1981), In Suspect Terrain (1983), Rising from the Plains (1986), and Assembling California (1993), plus a final book, Crossing the Craton.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John A McPhee
ISBN: 0374518734 9780374518738 0374105200 9780374105204
OCLC Number: 44614210
Notes: Includes index.
Awards: Pulitzer Prize for General Nonfiction, 1999
Description: 696 pages : maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Basin and range --
In suspect terrain --
Rising from the plains --
Assembling California --
Crossing the craton.
Responsibility: John McPhee.
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A compilation of five books presenting a geological history of North America, the first four were previously published as Basin and Range (1981), In Suspect Terrain (1983), Rising from the Plains (1986), and Assembling California (1993), plus a final book, Crossing the Craton.

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