Shenandoah: A Story of Conservation and Betrayal

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University of Nebraska Press
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5.55 X 8.55 X 0.5 inches | 0.58 pounds

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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

"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-- (12/1/2014 12:00:00 AM)
"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
"[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-- (2/1/2015 12:00:00 AM)
"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
-- (2/4/2015 12:00:00 AM)
"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-- (3/3/2014 12:00:00 AM)
"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 -- (3/3/2014 12:00:00 AM)