Annals Of The Former World

Author: John McPhee
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
ISBN: 0374708460
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As clearly and succinctly written as it is profoundly informed, this is our finest popular survey of geology and a masterpiece of modern nonfiction. Annals of the Former World is the winner of the 1999 Pulitzer Prize for Nonfiction.

In Suspect Terrain

Author: John McPhee
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
ISBN: 0374708541
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In Suspect Terrain is the second book in a series on geology and geologists, presenting a cross section of North America along the fortieth parallel, and gathered under the overall title Annals of the Former World.

Annals Of A Former World

Author: Melissa S. Rice
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Eberswalde Crater is famous for the spectacularly preserved delta near its western wall, which indicates an aqueous sedimentary environment. Five additional fluvio-deltaic systems in the crater are identified and described in this work.

Assembling California

Author: John McPhee
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
ISBN: 0374706026
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Global in scope and a delight to read, Assembling California is a sweeping narrative of maps in motion, of evolving and dissolving lands.

The Second John Mcphee Reader

Author: John McPhee
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
ISBN: 0374708452
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This second volume of The John McPhee Reader includes material from his eleven books published since 1975, including Coming into the Country, Looking for a Ship, The Control of Nature, and the four books on geology that comprise Annals of ...

Basin And Range

Author: John McPhee
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
ISBN: 0374708568
Size: 53.39 MB
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The first of John McPhee's works in his series on geology and geologists, Basin and Range is a book of journeys through ancient terrains, always in juxtaposition with travels in the modern world—a history of vanished landscapes, enhanced ...

The Founding Fish

Author: John McPhee
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
ISBN: 0374706344
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He fishes with and visits the laboratories of famous ichthyologists; he takes instruction in the making of shad darts from a master of the art; and he cooks shad in a variety of ways, delectably explained at the end of the book.

Irons In The Fire

Author: John McPhee
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
ISBN: 0374708479
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In this collection John McPhee once agains proves himself as a master observer of all arenas of life as well a powerful and important writer.

Coming Into Mcphee Country

Author: Oliver Alan Weltzien
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Overall, this volume salutes McPhee’s enormous and enormously varying oeuvre and confirms his stature as a major American writer.