Annals Of The Former World

Author: John McPhee
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
ISBN: 0374708460
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As clearly and succinctly written as it is profoundly informed, this is our finest popular survey of geology and a masterpiece of modern nonfiction. Annals of the Former World is the winner of the 1999 Pulitzer Prize for Nonfiction.

Annals Of The Former World

Author: John McPhee
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
ISBN: 9780374518738
Size: 62.42 MB
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As clearly and succinctly written as it is profoundly informed, this is our finest popular survey of geology and a masterpiece of modern nonfiction. Annals of the Former World is the winner of the 1999 Pulitzer Prize for Nonfiction.

Basin And Range

Author: John McPhee
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
ISBN: 0374708568
Size: 67.78 MB
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The first of John McPhee's works in his series on geology and geologists, Basin and Range is a book of journeys through ancient terrains, always in juxtaposition with travels in the modern world—a history of vanished landscapes, enhanced ...

Assembling California

Author: John McPhee
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
ISBN: 0374706026
Size: 20.91 MB
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Global in scope and a delight to read, Assembling California is a sweeping narrative of maps in motion, of evolving and dissolving lands.

Rising From The Plains

Author: John McPhee
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
ISBN: 0374708509
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Bestselling author McPhee takes us on another exciting geological excursion with this engaging account of life--past and present--in the high plains of Wyoming.

In Suspect Terrain

Author: John McPhee
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
ISBN: 0374708541
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In Suspect Terrain is the second book in a series on geology and geologists, presenting a cross section of North America along the fortieth parallel, and gathered under the overall title Annals of the Former World.

Coming Into The Country

Author: John McPhee
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
ISBN: 0374706077
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In the course of this volume we are made acquainted with the lore and techniques of placer mining, the habits and legends of the barren-ground grizzly, the outlook of a young Athapaskan chief, and tales of the fortitude of ...

The Founding Fish

Author: John McPhee
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
ISBN: 0374706344
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He fishes with and visits the laboratories of famous ichthyologists; he takes instruction in the making of shad darts from a master of the art; and he cooks shad in a variety of ways, delectably explained at the end of the book.

Oranges

Author: John McPhee
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
ISBN: 0374708703
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This book, in a sense, is a tapestry of oranges, too—with elements in it that range from the great orangeries of European monarchs to a custom of people in the modern Caribbean who split oranges and clean floors with them, one half in ...