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.

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.

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.

Basin And Range

Author: John McPhee
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 0374109141
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McPhee traces the geologic history of the region extending from eastern Utah to eastern California, juxtaposes descriptions of this terrain as it was eons ago with its contemporary features, and examines the plate tectonics revolution

The Second John Mcphee Reader

Author: John McPhee
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
ISBN: 0374708452
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This second volume of The John McPhee Reader includes material from his eleven books published since 1975, including Coming into the Country, Looking for a Ship, The Control of Nature, and the four books on geology that comprise Annals of ...

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.

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.

Levels Of The Game

Author: John McPhee
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
ISBN: 0374708657
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McPhee provides a brilliant, stroke-by-stroke description while examining the backgrounds and attitudes which have molded the players' games.