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The Resource The opal desert : explorations of fantasy and reality in the American Southwest, Peter Wild

The opal desert : explorations of fantasy and reality in the American Southwest, Peter Wild

Label
The opal desert : explorations of fantasy and reality in the American Southwest
Title
The opal desert
Title remainder
explorations of fantasy and reality in the American Southwest
Statement of responsibility
Peter Wild
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
917.9
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Index
index present
LC call number
F786
LC item number
.W73 1999
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
The opal desert : explorations of fantasy and reality in the American Southwest, Peter Wild
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [203]-[211]) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- Cabeza de Vaca: flaming entrails, burning trees -- William l. Manly: the classic account of deserta horribilis -- J. Ross Browne and Samuel W. Cozzens: happy travelers through lost lands -- Charles F. Lummis: the showman with the shining right hand -- Mary Austin: beauty, madness, death, and God -- John C. Van Dyke and the desert aestheticians -- William T. Hornaday: the happy travelers -- John Wesley Powell and William E. Smythe: God smiles on the irrigationists -- J. Smeaton Chase: our Araby -- Joseph Wood Krutch: the pronuba moth and the modern dilemma -- Edward Abbey: Ned Ludd arrives on the desert -- Ann Zwinger and Charles Bowden: pondering these things in her heart; Tacitus flips out -- Peter Reyner Banham: wheeled voyeur from overseas -- Epilogue -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Index
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
219 p.
Isbn
9780292791282
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
99006113
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
(OCoLC)ocn367656383
Label
The opal desert : explorations of fantasy and reality in the American Southwest, Peter Wild
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [203]-[211]) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- Cabeza de Vaca: flaming entrails, burning trees -- William l. Manly: the classic account of deserta horribilis -- J. Ross Browne and Samuel W. Cozzens: happy travelers through lost lands -- Charles F. Lummis: the showman with the shining right hand -- Mary Austin: beauty, madness, death, and God -- John C. Van Dyke and the desert aestheticians -- William T. Hornaday: the happy travelers -- John Wesley Powell and William E. Smythe: God smiles on the irrigationists -- J. Smeaton Chase: our Araby -- Joseph Wood Krutch: the pronuba moth and the modern dilemma -- Edward Abbey: Ned Ludd arrives on the desert -- Ann Zwinger and Charles Bowden: pondering these things in her heart; Tacitus flips out -- Peter Reyner Banham: wheeled voyeur from overseas -- Epilogue -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Index
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
219 p.
Isbn
9780292791282
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
99006113
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
(OCoLC)ocn367656383

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