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Product Description: The first comprehensive monograph on the acclaimed American artist and architect, known for her environmental works and memorials that distill a tranquil yet texturally rich minimalism. Maya Lin is one of the most important public artists of this century...read more
By Michael Brenson (contributor), William L. Fox (contributor), Paul Goldberger (contributor), Maya Lin and John McPhee (foreword by)

Hardcover:

9780847846092 | Rizzoli Intl Pubns, October 13, 2015, cover price $75.00 | About this edition: The first comprehensive monograph on the acclaimed American artist and architect, known for her environmental works and memorials that distill a tranquil yet texturally rich minimalism.

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Product Description: Everything you need to know about the nearly lost art of bark and skin craft.The bark canoes of the North American Indians, particularly those made of birch bark, were among the most highly developed manually propelled primitive watercraft of their time...read more

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9781628737929 | Reprint edition (Skyhorse Pub Co Inc, April 1, 2014), cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Everything you need to know about the nearly lost art of bark and skin craft.

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Product Description: A WONDROUS NEW BOOK OF MCPHEE'S PROSE PIECES―IN MANY ASPECTS HIS MOST PERSONAL IN FOUR DECADES The brief, brilliant essay "Silk Parachute," which first appeared in The New Yorker a decade ago, has become John McPhee's most anthologized piece of writing...read more

Hardcover:

9780374263737 | 1 edition (Farrar Straus & Giroux, March 2, 2010), cover price $25.00 | About this edition: A WONDROUS NEW BOOK OF MCPHEE'S PROSE PIECES―IN MANY ASPECTS HIS MOST PERSONAL IN FOUR DECADES The brief, brilliant essay "Silk Parachute," which first appeared in The New Yorker a decade ago, has become John McPhee's most anthologized piece of writing.

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Product Description: Details the life of Joseph Lycett
By John McPhee (editor)

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9781876991210 | Historic Houses Trust of New South, August 30, 2008, cover price $69.95 | About this edition: Details the life of Joseph Lycett

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Product Description: Details the history of the red cedar tree in Australia
By John McPhee (editor)

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9781876991197 | Reprint edition (Historic Houses Trust of New South, August 30, 2008), cover price $49.95 | About this edition: Details the history of the red cedar tree in Australia

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Product Description: Como familias hispanas necesitamos una guía para profundizar en nuestros valores mientras nos adaptamos a la nueva cultura en la que vivimos. La Biblia, la oración, la comunicación, el entendimiento entre esposos y entre padres e hijos, la inmigración, son algunas de los temas que trata este manual y que serán de mucha ayuda para los adultos así como para los jóvenes y también para los más pequeños de la casa...read more
By Olimpia Diaz (trans) and John McPhee (editor)

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9780764816659 | Liguori Pubns, October 1, 2007, cover price $6.99 | About this edition: Como familias hispanas necesitamos una guía para profundizar en nuestros valores mientras nos adaptamos a la nueva cultura en la que vivimos.
9780892431236 | Liguori Pubns, October 1, 1979, cover price $4.95 | About this edition: Book by

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9780716785163 | Pck edition (Worth Pub, April 15, 2006), cover price $137.75

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A natural study of the American shad traces its annual migrations and life cycle in both freshwater rivers and the ocean, focusing in particular on those living in the Delaware River and discussing issues related to tidal power and catch-and-release campaigns. Reprint. 40,000 first printing.

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9780374104443 | Farrar Straus & Giroux, September 1, 2002, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: A study of the American shad traces its annual migrations and life cycle in both freshwater rivers and the ocean, focusing on those living in the Delaware River and discussing issues related to tidal power and catch-and-release campaigns.

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9780374528836 | Reprint edition (Farrar Straus & Giroux, September 1, 2003), cover price $18.00 | About this edition: A study of the American shad traces its annual migrations and life cycle in both freshwater rivers and the ocean, focusing on those living in the Delaware River and discussing issues related to tidal power and catch-and-release campaigns.

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An account of a kayak and canoe journey through the Brooks Range wilderness, impressions of urban life and political activity, and portraits of people in the bush make up a study of contemporary Alaska (view table of contents)

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9780374126452 | Farrar Straus & Giroux, November 1, 1977, cover price $30.00 | About this edition: An account of a kayak and canoe journey through the Brooks Range wilderness, impressions of urban life and political activity, and portraits of people in the bush make up a study of contemporary Alaska

Paperback:

9780374522872 | Reissue edition (Farrar Straus & Giroux, April 1, 1991), cover price $18.00 | About this edition: An account of a kayak and canoe journey through the Brooks Range wilderness, impressions of urban life and political activity, and portraits of people in the bush make up a study of contemporary Alaska
9780553255270 | Reissue edition (Bantam Books, December 1, 1978), cover price $4.95 | also contains Gone to the Grave: Burial Customs of the Arkansas Ozarks, 1850-1950 | About this edition: Coming into the Country is an unforgettable account of Alaska and Alaskans.

Cassette/Spoken Word:

9780394584119 | Random House, July 1, 1991, cover price $16.00 | also contains Mobile DNA | About this edition: Coming into the Country is an unforgettable account of Alaska and Alaskans.

Prebinding:

9780613133999 | Turtleback Books, October 1, 2001, cover price $29.40 | About this edition: An account of a kayak and canoe journey through the Brooks Range wilderness, impressions of urban life and political activity, and portraits of people in the bush make up a study of contemporary Alaska

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Product Description: In 1957--long before colleges awarded degrees in creative nonfiction and back when newspaper writing's reputation was tainted by the fish it wrapped--Princeton began honoring talented literary journalists. Since then, fifty-nine of the finest, most dedicated, and most decorated nonfiction writers have held the Ferris and McGraw professorships...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By John McPhee (editor) and Carol Rigolot (editor)

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9780691086804 | Princeton Univ Pr, July 1, 2001, cover price $55.00 | About this edition: In 1957--long before colleges awarded degrees in creative nonfiction and back when newspaper writing's reputation was tainted by the fish it wrapped--Princeton began honoring talented literary journalists.

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An extraordinary anthology of writings by fifty-nine outstanding nonfiction writers who have held the Ferris and McGraw professorships at Princeton includes James Gleick's essay on technology, Roger Mudd on the media, Gina Kolata on Fermat's last theorem, and works by Harrison Salisbury, Christopher Wren, Lucinda Frank, David K. Shipler, and others. Simultaneous. (view table of contents)
By John McPhee (editor) and Carol Rigolot (editor)

Paperback:

9780691086811 | Princeton Univ Pr, July 16, 2001, cover price $49.95 | About this edition: An extraordinary anthology of writings by fifty-nine outstanding nonfiction writers who have held the Ferris and McGraw professorships at Princeton includes James Gleick's essay on technology, Roger Mudd on the media, Gina Kolata on Fermat's last theorem, and works by Harrison Salisbury, Christopher Wren, Lucinda Frank, David K.

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Product Description: This delightful book explores the mysteries of the construction of birch-bark canoes and the true craftsmanship of the few individuals who carry on the old tradition of Native American technology.

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9780374272074 | Farrar Straus & Giroux, November 1, 1975, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: A double account of the evolution of the birch-bark canoe and of the author's one-hundred-and-fifty-mile canoe trip through the Maine woods with New Hampshire's Henri Vaillancourt, who continues to make canoes in the traditional Indian way

Paperback:

9781899863587 | House of Lochar, June 12, 2000, cover price $12.35 | About this edition: This delightful book explores the mysteries of the construction of birch-bark canoes and the true craftsmanship of the few individuals who carry on the old tradition of Native American technology.
9780374516932 | Farrar Straus & Giroux, May 1, 1982, cover price $14.00 | About this edition: In Greenville, New Hampshire, a small town in the southern part of the state, Henri Vaillancourt makes birch-bark canoes in the same manner and with the same tools that the Indians used.

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Product Description: Great set of cassettes.

Hardcover:

9780374250829 | Farrar Straus & Giroux, October 1, 1986, cover price $23.00 | About this edition: Blending history and geology, this narrative examines the influence of early surroundings on a geologist's choice of field and specialty and describes the terrain of the Wyoming plains

Paperback:

9780374520656 | Reissue edition (Farrar Straus & Giroux, May 1, 1991), cover price $16.00 | About this edition: Blending history and geology, this narrative examines the influence of early surroundings on a geologist's choice of field and specialty and vividly describes the terrain of the Wyoming plains

Cassette/Spoken Word:

9780788743139 | Unabridged edition (Recorded Books, June 1, 2000), cover price $46.00 | About this edition: Great set of cassettes.
9780394584126 | Random House, August 1, 1990, cover price $16.00 | also contains Diagnostic Medical Parasitology | About this edition: Rising from the Plains is John McPhee’s third book on geology and geologists.

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Taking a cross-section of the United States at the fortieth parallel, the author offers fascinating multi-layered portrait of the continent's geology and history. Reprint. (view table of contents)

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9780374105204 | Farrar Straus & Giroux, June 10, 1998, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: A multilayered tale arranged in an organic succession of set pieces, flashbacks, biographical sketches, and human and lithic histories, explores North American geology, plate tectonics, and geologic time

Paperback:

9780374518738 | Reprint edition (Farrar Straus & Giroux, June 1, 2000), cover price $22.00 | About this edition: A multilayered tale arranged in an organic succession of set pieces, flashbacks, biographical sketches, and human and lithic histories, explores North American geology, plate tectonics, and geologic time.

Includes selections from the author's eleven books published since 1975

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9780374256869 | Farrar Straus & Giroux, February 28, 1996, cover price $27.50 | About this edition: Includes selections from the author's eleven books published since 1975

Paperback:

9780374524630 | Farrar Straus & Giroux, February 28, 1996, cover price $22.00 | About this edition: Includes selections from the author's eleven books published since 1975

Cassette/Spoken Word:

9780788706707 | Unabridged edition (Recorded Books, November 1, 1999), cover price $49.00

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Product Description: The Control of Nature is John McPhee's bestselling account of places where people are locked in combat with nature. Taking us deep into these contested territories, McPhee details the strageties and tactics through which people attempt to control nature...read more

Hardcover:

9780783887746 | Large print edition (G K Hall & Co, October 1, 1999), cover price $27.95 | About this edition: The Control of Nature is John McPhee's bestselling account of places where people are locked in combat with nature.
9780374128906 | Farrar Straus & Giroux, June 1, 1989, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: Profiles various effects by humankind to thwart the course of nature, detailing the changing physical landscapes, as well as the political, economic, and legal battles that have arisen from these struggles.

Paperback:

9780374522599 | Reprint edition (Farrar Straus & Giroux, September 1, 1990), cover price $16.00 | About this edition: Profiles the various places where humankind is struggling to control the forces of nature, discussing both the natural forces at work and the individuals who attempt to foil them

Cassette/Spoken Word:

9780394581453 | Random House, September 1, 1989, cover price $10.95 | also contains Fhrung, Kommunikation Und Teamentwicklung Im Bauwesen: Grundlagen - Anwendung - Praxistipps

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Product Description: From the outwash plains of Brooklyn to Indiana's drifted diamonds and gold In Suspect Terrain is a narrative of the earth, told in four sections of equal length, each in a different way reflecting the three others―a biography; a set piece about a fragment of Appalachian landscape in illuminating counterpoint to the human history there; a modern collision of ideas about the origins of the mountain range; and, in contrast, a century-old collision of ideas about the existence of the Ice Age...read more

Hardcover:

9780374176501 | Farrar Straus & Giroux, January 1, 1983, cover price $23.00 | About this edition: A study of the work of Anita Harris and the geological history of the Appalachian region points out questions about the theory of plate tectonics and examines evidence of continental glaciation

Paperback:

9780374517946 | Reissue edition (Farrar Straus & Giroux, April 1, 1991), cover price $17.00 | About this edition: A study of the work of Anita Harris and the geological history of the Appalachian region points out questions about the theory of plate tectonics and examines evidence of continental glaciation

Prebinding:

9780613181204 | Turtleback Books, October 1, 1999, cover price $22.75 | About this edition: From the outwash plains of Brooklyn to Indiana's drifted diamonds and gold In Suspect Terrain is a narrative of the earth, told in four sections of equal length, each in a different way reflecting the three others―a biography; a set piece about a fragment of Appalachian landscape in illuminating counterpoint to the human history there; a modern collision of ideas about the origins of the mountain range; and, in contrast, a century-old collision of ideas about the existence of the Ice Age.

Product Description: 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.

Hardcover:

9780844669885 | Peter Smith Pub Inc, June 1, 1999, cover price $24.50 | About this edition: 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.
9780374177263 | 1 edition (Farrar Straus & Giroux, April 1, 1997), cover price $22.00 | About this edition: A collection of original stories and essays offers tales of cattle rustling in Nevada, a virgin forest in central New Jersey, forensic geology used to solve murders, and a repair at Plymouth Rock

Paperback:

9780374525453 | Farrar Straus & Giroux, May 1, 1998, cover price $18.00 | About this edition: A collection of original stories and essays offers tales of cattle rustling in Nevada, a virgin forest in central New Jersey, forensic geology used to solve murders, and a repair at Plymouth Rock

Cassette/Spoken Word:

9780788718793 | Unabridged edition (Recorded Books, December 1, 1997), cover price $49.00

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By John McPhee and Nelson Runger (narrator)

Cassette/Spoken Word:

9780788740602 | Unabridged edition (Recorded Books, November 1, 1998), cover price $42.00

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Eight essays discuss wild bears, a Maine game warden, family practice physicians, energy conservation, and political campaigning (view table of contents)

Hardcover:

9780374272418 | Farrar Straus & Giroux, September 1, 1985, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: In eight pieces of highly varying length written between 1981 and 1984, McPhee describes the arrival of telephones in a village near the Arctic Circle, the migrations to New Jersey of wild bears seeking a better life, a day with Senator Bill Bradley, andmore

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9780374520083 | Reissue edition (Farrar Straus & Giroux, April 1, 1994), cover price $18.00 | About this edition: Eight essays discuss wild bears, a Maine game warden, family practice physicians, energy conservation, and political campaigning

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Product Description: At various times in a span of fifteen years, John McPhee made geological field surveys in the company of Eldridge Moores, a tectonicist at the University of California at Davis. The result of these trips is Assembling California, a cross-section in human and geologic time, from Donner Pass in the Sierra Nevada through the golden foothills of the Mother Lode and across the Great Central Valley to the wine country of the Coast Ranges, the rock of San Francisco, and the San Andreas family of faults...read more

Hardcover:

9780374106454 | Farrar Straus & Giroux, January 1, 1993, cover price $21.00 | About this edition: Drawing on his travels along the fault lines of the earth's shifting plates, the author discusses how a half dozen large pieces of country have drifted from far and near to coalesce as California

Paperback:

9780374523930 | Farrar Straus & Giroux, February 1, 1994, cover price $17.00 | About this edition: At various times in a span of fifteen years, John McPhee made geological field surveys in the company of Eldridge Moores, a tectonicist at the University of California at Davis.

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Selections from McPhee's description of life in modern Alaska are accompanied by color photographs of the region, its animals, and its beautiful scenery

Hardcover:

9780883940600 | Promontory, May 1, 1992, cover price $19.98 | About this edition: Selections from McPhee's description of life in modern Alaska are accompanied by color photographs of the region, its animals, and its beautiful scenery

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