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Of discovery & destiny : an anthology of American writers and the American land

Author: Robert C Baron; Elizabeth Darby Junkin
Publisher: Golden, Colo. : Fulcrum, ©1986.
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An anthology of poetry, short stores, and excerpts from longer works about the American experience of the land and nature by a variety of American authors past and present.
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Of discovery & destiny.
Golden, Colo. : Fulcrum, ©1986
(OCoLC)605968496
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert C Baron; Elizabeth Darby Junkin
ISBN: 1555910041 9781555910044
OCLC Number: 14068576
Description: v, 414 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: The course of empire / Bernard DeVoto --
Life and death of the salt marsh / John & Mildred Teal --
The Moosehead Country in 1853 / James Russell Lowell --
The Oregon Trail / Francis Parkman --
High, wide and lonesome / Hal Borland --
Grass / William Cotter Murray --
Beautiful swimmers / William Warner --
North with the spring / Edwin Way Teale --
Blue highways / William Least Heat Moon --
Reflections from the North Country / Sigurd Olson --
Evangeline / Henry Wadsworth Longfellow --
Songs of myself / Walt Whitman --
The call of the wild / Robert William Service --
Never cry wolf / Farley Mowat --
The winter beach / Charlton Ogburn, Jr. --
The sense of wonder / Rachel Carson --
Seven half miles from home / Mary Back --
The outermost house / Henry Beston --
Beyond the aspen grove / Ann Zwinger --
From the orange mailbox / A. Carman Clark --
One day at Teton Marsh / Sally Carrighar --
Pilgrim at Tinker Creek / Annie Dillard --
The desert year / Joseph Wood Krutch --
The immense journey / Loren Eiseley --
River notes: the dance of herons / Barry Holstun Lopez --
A northern countryside / Rosalind Richards --
Selections from Walden and journals / Henry David Thoreau. America the Beautiful / Katherine Lee Bates --
Home on the range / Brewster Higley --
Wilderness / C.W. McCall (William Fries) --
Wonders of the Yellowstone / Bayard Taylor --
Giants of the earth / O.E. Rolvaag --
The prairie / James Fenimore Cooper --
The thundering herd / Zane Grey --
History of the exploration of the canyons of the Colorado / John Wesley Powell --
O' Pioneers! / Willa Cather --
In a far country / Jack London --
Canadian spring / Sheila Burnford --
Ranch life and the hunting trail / Theodore Roosevelt --
Walking the Dead Diamond River / Edward Hoagland --
Stickeen / John Muir --
Old Jules / Mari Sandoz --
The house of sky / Ivan Doig --
Today I baled some hay to feed the sheep the coyotes eat / Bill Stockton --
Coming into the country / John McPhee --
Second cuttings / Richard Ketchum --
The walk west / Peter & Barbara Jenkins --
The grapes of wrath / John Steinbeck --
Wilderness- conflict and conscience / David Brower --
The gift of good land / Wendell Berry --
A river runs through it / Norman Maclean. Nature / Ralph Waldo Emerson --
Letter: to whom the earth belongs / Thomas Jefferson --
The land of journeys ending / Mary Hunter Austin --
Do not ask us to give up the buffalo for the sheep / Ten Bears --
You may plow here / Sara Brooks --
The frontier in American history / Frederick Jackson Turner --
Wilderness and the American mind / Roderick Nash --
Sand County almanac- the land ethic / Aldo Leopold --
In defense of nature / John Hay --
Roughing it / Mark Twain --
It's just grass and water / Wallace McRae --
Poem / Abraham Lincoln --
Many winters / Nancy Wood --
Final harvest / Emily Dickinson --
A prayer in spring, reluctance / Robert Frost --
Harvest poems / Carl Sandburg --
The ballad of William Sycamore / Stephen Vincent Benet --
Forever and ever, Amen / George Miksch Sutton --
I asked the river / James Kavanaugh --
Farewell / Aaron Bagg --
The summit of my years / John Burroughs --
To a waterfowl / William Cullen Bryant --
Beyond the wall / Edward Abbey --
Of man and mountains / William Douglas.
Other Titles: Of discovery and destiny.
Responsibility: edited by Robert C. Baron and Elizabeth Darby Junkin.
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An anthology of poetry, short stores, and excerpts from longer works about the American experience of the land and nature by a variety of American authors past and present.

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