Miles from nowhere : tales from America's contemporary frontier (Book, 2000) [WorldCat.org]
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Miles from nowhere : tales from America's contemporary frontier

Author: Dayton Duncan
Publisher: Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, [2000]
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In this splendid book a gifted observer and a terrific idea have come together in a real love match. In 1990, a century after the census bureau's famous observation of the frontier's imminent end, Dayton Duncan set out in an aging GMC Suburban to visit a large sampling of counties outside Alaska that have fewer than two persons per square mile?the bureau's old standard for places still in a frontier condition.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Guidebooks
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Dayton Duncan
ISBN: 0803266278 9780803266278
OCLC Number: 44019179
Language Note: English.
Notes: Originally published: New York : Viking, ©1993.
Description: xiv, 320 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction: Travels in a Conestoga --
Big Dry --
Violence --
Escape --
Boom and Bust --
Below the Irreducible Minimum --
Rainbow of the West --
El Despoblado --
Dumping Ground --
Old Frontier, Contemporary Frontier.
Responsibility: Dayton Duncan.
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An account of a 30,000 mile journey to America's frontier covering.  Read more...

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"In this splendid book a gifted observer and a terrific idea have come together in a real love match. In 1990, a century after the census bureau's famous observation of the frontier's imminent end, Read more...

 
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