Inferno (Book, 2006) []
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Author: Charles Bowden; Michael P Berman
Publisher: Austin, TX : University of Texas Press, 2006.
Series: Bill and Alice Wright photography series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : State or province government publication : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
"Charles Bowden has been an outspoken advocate for the desert Southwest since the 1970s. Recently his activism helped persuade the U.S. government to create the Sonoran Desert National Monument in southern Arizona. But in working for environmental preservation, Bowden refuses to be one who "outline[s] something straightforward, a manifesto with clear rules and a set of plans for others to follow." In this deeply  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biographies
Case studies
Pictorial works
Named Person: Charles Bowden; Charles Bowden
Material Type: Biography, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Charles Bowden; Michael P Berman
ISBN: 0292713304 9780292713307
OCLC Number: 62188878
Awards: Winner of Southwest Book Award, Border Regional Library Association 2007 (United States)
Runner-up for Honorable Mention, Orion Book Award 2007 (United States)
Description: 176 pages : illustrations ; 25 x 31 cm.
Contents: How This Book Came to Passfair warningstrike a matchbones singing
Series Title: Bill and Alice Wright photography series.
Responsibility: Charles Bowden ; photographs by Michael P. Berman.
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Brings the Sonoran Desert alive, not as a place where well-meaning people can go to enjoy "nature," but as a raw reality that defies bureaucratic and even literary attempts to define it, that can  Read more...


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