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.

Basin And Range

Author: John McPhee
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
ISBN: 0374708568
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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.

Table Of Contents

Author: John McPhee
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
ISBN: 0374708517
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The essays in this collection, which The New York Times called "pretty close to flawless," offer an excellent introduction to the work of one of our finest writers.

The John Mcphee Reader

Author: John McPhee
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
ISBN: 0374708584
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The John McPhee Reader, first published in 1976, is comprised of selections from the author's first twelve books. In 1965, John McPhee published his first book, A Sense of Where You Are; a decade later, he had published eleven others.