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Desert Passage: Encounters with the American Deserts

By: Patricia Nelson Limerick

218 pages, no illustrations

University of New Mexico Press

Paperback | May 1985 | #118085 | ISBN: 0826308082
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About this book

Traces the development of American attitudes toward the desert using case studies from the writings of John C. Fremont, William Lewis Manly, Mark Twain, William Ellsworth Smythe, John Van Dyke, George Wharton James, Joseph Wood Krutch, and Edward Abbey.


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