Arctic Dreams: Imagination and Desire in a Northern Landscape

Barry Lopez (Author)
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Product Details

Price
$16.95  $15.59
Publisher
Vintage Books USA
Publish Date
October 02, 2001
Pages
496
Dimensions
5.18 X 1.05 X 7.98 inches | 0.77 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780375727481
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About the Author

Barry Lopez is the author of three collections of essays, including Horizon; several story collections; Arctic Dreams, for which he received the National Book Award; Of Wolves and Men, a National Book Award finalist; and Crow and Weasel, a novella-length fable. He contributed regularly to both American and foreign journals and traveled to more than seventy countries to conduct research. He was the recipient of fellowships from the Guggenheim, Lannan, and National Science Foundations and was honored by a number of institutions for his literary, humanitarian, and environmental work. He died in 2020. www.barrylopez.com

Reviews

"Extraordinary. . . . A master nature writer." --The New York Times Book Review

"One of those landmark works of travel writing." --The New Yorker

"Dazzling. . . . Treats the distant, snowy world of the Arctic as a place that exists not only in the mathematics of geography but also in the terra incognita of our imaginations." --Michiko Kakutani, The New York Times

"Lopez is. . .the most important living writer about wilderness. . . . [Arctic Dreams is] his masterpiece." --The Guardian