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Last Stand: America's Virgin Lands
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Natl Geographic Society
Publication date October 1, 2002
Pages 192
Binding Hardcover
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780792269090
ISBN-10 0792269098
Dimensions 1 by 11.75 by 10 in.
Weight 3.30 lbs.
Original list price $40.00
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From the tallgrass prairies of Kansas to the Alaskan tundra and the desert Southwest, a dedicated novelist and conservationist teams up with an acclaimed photographer to capture America's endangered virgin lands and wilderness, offering an evocative look at the spirit and beauty of these diverse landscapes and a determined call for their preservation.
Amazon.com description: Product Description: "Last Stand takes readers from the tallgrass prairies of Kansas to the Arctic tundra of Alaska to the deserts of the Southwest and bears passionate witness to our last wildernesses, reminding us why they must be preserved.

Dedicated conservationist and acclaimed novelist Barbara Kingsolver teams with National Geographic photographer Annie Griffiths Belt to capture the essence of America' s endangered virgin lands. In her moving introduction and int he essays opening each chapter, Kingsolver deftly explores the ways of the wilderness, the threats against it, and what it needs to survive. Griffiths Belt' s accompanying hand-tinted infrared photographs breathtakingly evoke the spirit and beauty of these diverse bioregions.

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9780792269090 | details & prices | 192 pages | 11.75 × 10.00 × 1.00 in. | 3.30 lbs | List price $40.00
About: From the tallgrass prairies of Kansas to the Alaskan tundra and the desert Southwest, a dedicated novelist and conservationist teams up with an acclaimed photographer to capture America's endangered virgin lands and wilderness, offering an evocative look at the spirit and beauty of these diverse landscapes and a determined call for their preservation.

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