The Grand Canyon Reader

Lance Newman (Editor)
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Product Details

Price
$24.95  $22.95
Publisher
University of California Press
Publish Date
October 24, 2011
Pages
245
Dimensions
6.34 X 0.63 X 8.86 inches | 0.81 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780520270794
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About the Author

Lance Newman, Professor of English at Westminster College, has worked as a Grand Canyon river guide for twenty years. He is the author of Our Common Dwelling: Henry Thoreau, Transcendentalism, and the Class Politics of Nature as well as two chapbooks of poems, 3by3by3 and Come Kanab: A Little Red Songbook.

Reviews

"I recommend The Grand Canyon Reader quite enthusiastically."--Ann Ronald University of Nevada, Reno"Interdisciplinary Studies In Literature And Environment" (09/11/2012)
"The stories tell of the delight and wonder that is the Grand Canyon. . . . The timelessness of the canyon means that the excitement continues . . . and 'The Grand Canyon Reader' takes us along for the ride."-- (10/02/2011)
"Word of warning: Reading the essays in this book will make you want to drop everything and traverse the Grand Canyon, rim-to-rim, if only to avoid the tourists hovering. But, with offerings from the likes of John McPhee, Barry Lopez, Wallace Stegner and that curmudgeon Edward Abbey, it also makes you think."-- (10/20/2011)
"A great new compilation of short stories, essays, and poetry regaling the Grand Canyon. . . . Mr. Newman has pulled together in one book a rich collection of stories that bring to life the river and its surrounding canyon, and keeps it alive."-- (11/24/2011)