Rising From the Plains

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Product Number: Z14018
Released: Dec 28, 2018
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ISBN: #9781501988394
Narrator/s: Nelson Runger
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Annals of the Former World is the result of a 20-year journey. During that time, John McPhee, author of 25 books and noted writer for The New Yorker, crisscrossed the United States, roughly following the 40th parallel. The geological insights and wonderful descriptions McPhee packed into his accounts of these trips earned his remarkable book a Pulitzer Prize. The third part, Rising From the Plains, takes McPhee to the high country of Utah along the Continental Divide. His guide is David Love, "the grand old man of Rocky Mountain geology." Helping McPhee see the physical changes that have shaped this region over millions of years, Love also traces his own family's history in this oil-rich, windswept land. As McPhee climbs into the granite landscape of the Rockies, Rising From the Plains creates a fascinating picture of the interdependence of geology, commerce and culture. Nelson Runger's clear narration further enhances McPhee's engaging text.

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Author(s): John McPhee
Series: From Annals of the Former World Series No: 3
Genre: Science

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Rising From the Plains
Product Number: BX00069138
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Author(s): John McPhee
Narrator(s): Nelson Runger
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Genre: Science
Product Number C4580
Released: May 07, 2008
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781436119825
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Author(s): John McPhee
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Genre: Science
Product Number EB00103444
Released: Oct 28, 2013
Business Term: 52 Circ / 730 Day
ISBN: #9780374708504

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