Refuge An Unnatural History Of Family And Place

Author: Terry Tempest Williams
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: 0679740244
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In the spring of 1983 Terry Tempest Williams learned that her mother was dying of cancer. That same season, The Great Salt Lake began to rise to record heights, threatening the Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge and the herons, owls, and snowy egrets that Williams, a poet and naturalist, had come to gauge her life by. One event was nature at its most random, the other a by-product of rogue technology: Terry's mother, and Terry herself, had been exposed to the fallout of atomic bomb tests in the 1950s. As it interweaves these narratives of dying and accommodation, Refuge transforms tragedy into a document of renewal and spiritual grace, resulting in a work that has become a classic.

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The Refuge: An Unnatural History of Family and Place lesson plan contains a variety of teaching materials that cater to all learning styles. Inside you'll find 30 Daily Lessons, 20 Fun Activities, 180 Multiple Choice Questions, 60 Short Essay Questions, 20 Essay Questions, Quizzes/Homework Assignments, Tests, and more. The lessons and activities will help students gain an intimate understanding of the text; while the tests and quizzes will help you evaluate how well the students have grasped the material.

My Brother My Sister And I

Author: Yoko Kawashima Watkins
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing
ISBN: 0027925269
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The author of the critically acclaimed So Far from the Bamboo Grove continues her autobiography, describing the hardships, poverty, tragedies, and struggles of life for her and her two older siblings, living as refugees in post-World War II Japan.

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Refuge

Author: Terry Tempest Williams
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: 030777273X
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As it interweaves these narratives of dying and accommodation, Refuge transforms tragedy into a document of renewal and spiritual grace, resulting in a work that has become a classic. From the Trade Paperback edition.

Refuge

Author: Terry Tempest Williams
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ISBN: 0679740244
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The author of Leap describes her Mormon upbringing, juxtaposing these reminiscences with discussions of the flooding of a wildlife bird sanctuary and its effect on that ecosystem, and her family's legacy of cancer.

When Women Were Birds

Author: Terry Tempest Williams
Publisher: Sarah Crichton Books
ISBN: 1429942827
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When Women Were Birds is a kaleidoscope that keeps turning around the question "What does it mean to have a voice?"

Red

Author: Terry Tempest Williams
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: 9780307559401
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In this potent collage of stories, essays, and testimony, Williams makes a stirring case for the preservation of America’s Redrock Wilderness in the canyon country of southern Utah.

Leap

Author: Terry Tempest Williams
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: 1101912421
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With Leap, Terry Tempest Williams, award-winning author of Refuge, offers a sustained meditation on passion, faith, and creativity-based upon her transcendental encounter with Hieronymus Bosch's medieval masterpiece The Garden of Delights.

The Hour Of Land

Author: Terry Tempest Williams
Publisher: Sarah Crichton Books
ISBN: 0374712263
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Now Terry Tempest Williams, the author of the environmental classic Refuge and the beloved memoir When Women Were Birds, returns with The Hour of Land, a literary celebration of our national parks, an exploration of what they mean to us and ...

Coyote S Canyon

Author: John Telford
Publisher: Gibbs Smith
ISBN: 9780879052454
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Coyote's Canyon evokes the beauty and mystery of southern Utah's desert canyons--home to Navajo and to the Anasazi who came before, and spiritual homeland to the Coyote Clan, thousands of individuals who draw nourishment from this land.

The Open Space Of Democracy

Author: Terry Tempest Williams
Publisher: Wipf and Stock Publishers
ISBN: 160899208X
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Terry Tempest Williams presents a sharp-edged perspective on the ethics and politics of place, spiritual democracy, and the responsibilities of citizen engagement.

Pieces Of White Shell

Author: Terry Tempest Williams
Publisher: UNM Press
ISBN: 9780826309693
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This unusual book is an introduction to Navajo culture by a storyteller.