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Alcatraz: 10,000 Years Of Life On The Rock
     

Alcatraz: 10,000 Years Of Life On The Rock

by Nicky Leach
 

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Known as one of the most infamous penitentiaries in American history, Alcatraz Island has a history filled with intrigue, heartbreak, and surprising beauty. Nearly 10,000 years of human history are revealed in Nicky Leach's brilliant re-telling of the true history of Alcatraz Island. From early American Indian use, to Civil War garrison, to military prison,

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Known as one of the most infamous penitentiaries in American history, Alcatraz Island has a history filled with intrigue, heartbreak, and surprising beauty. Nearly 10,000 years of human history are revealed in Nicky Leach's brilliant re-telling of the true history of Alcatraz Island. From early American Indian use, to Civil War garrison, to military prison, and finally to federal penitentiary.

Product Details

BN ID:
2940011299506
Publisher:
Jeff Nicholas
Publication date:
04/26/2011
Sold by:
Smashwords
Format:
NOOK Book
Sales rank:
652,351
File size:
451 KB

Meet the Author

Award-winning author Nicky Leach began visiting Utah's national parks 30 years ago and is constantly pulled back by the region's remarkable blend of natural beauty and human history. Born in England and trained as a teacher, Nicky uses her writing to both educate and inspire people to feel more aligned with nature's healing rhythms in their daily lives. She has written 45 guidebooks, including many other Sierra Press titles about parks in the Southwest and the Northwest. Her interpretive writing has been recognized with several National Park Service Cooperating association Awards for Interpretive Excellence. She lives in Santa Fe, New Mexico.

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