Shenandoah: A Story of Conservation and Betrayal

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Product Details

Price
$19.95  $18.35
Publisher
University of Nebraska Press
Publish Date
Pages
216
Dimensions
5.55 X 0.5 X 8.55 inches | 0.58 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780803238305

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About the Author

Sue Eisenfeld is a freelance writer, communications consultant, and faculty member in the Johns Hopkins University MA in Writing Program. Her work has appeared in the New York Times, Washington Post, Gettysburg Review, and other publications. Her website is sueeisenfeld.com.

Reviews

"Anyone with an interest in national parks or the history of the state of Virginia or travelers to Shenandoah or Skyline Drive will appreciate this book."--Rachel Owens, Library Journal--Rachel Owens "Library Journal "
"[Shenandoah is a] richly textured look at the human drama of creating one of the jewels of the national park system."--Rachel Jagareski, Foreword Reviews--Rachel Jagareski"Foreword Reviews" (02/01/2015)
"Shenandoah is a beautifully written portrait of a history-haunted landscape: wistful, wild, and enchanting, like the best of autumn hikes through Shenandoah National Park."--Tony Horwitz, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and author of Confederates in the Attic: Dispatches from the Unfinished Civil War--Tony Horwitz (03/03/2014)
"Eisenfeld writes about Shenandoah the way Annie Proulx writes about Wyoming or Edward Abbey about the deserts of the Southwest: pristine, unsentimental, eloquent prose."--Kirkus--Kirkus (12/01/2014)
"Shenandoah: A Story of Conservation and Betrayal . . . beautifully captures the mountain people and the official vendetta that made them refugees from their own land."--James Bovard, Washington Times
-- (02/04/2015)
"The juxtaposition of delight with the land and the haunting of Shenandoah's history is beautifully written, giving us the feel of the park and the lure of knowing its past."--Katrina M. Powell, author of The Anguish of Displacement: The Politics of Literacy in the Letters of Mountain Families in Shenandoah National Park -- (03/03/2014)