Beyond Desert Walls: Essays from Prison

Beyond Desert Walls: Essays from Prison

by Ken Lamberton
     
 

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Lamberton (M.F.A. in creative reading, U. of Arizona), after being returned to serve out a twelve year sentence in an Arizona prison following a nineteen month legal reprieve penned a series of essays—in which he reflected on the natural environment around him and his own personal situation—that were to form the material for his Wilderness and Razor Wire.

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Lamberton (M.F.A. in creative reading, U. of Arizona), after being returned to serve out a twelve year sentence in an Arizona prison following a nineteen month legal reprieve penned a series of essays—in which he reflected on the natural environment around him and his own personal situation—that were to form the material for his Wilderness and Razor Wire. Here he revisits similar ground in a series of essays that were penned before and after those previously published essays. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

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"The book is a thought-provoking accout of one man's quest to look beyond his prison cell and find inner peace through nature."—E Magazine

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780816523542
Publisher:
University of Arizona Press
Publication date:
03/01/2005
Pages:
133
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.60(d)

Meet the Author

Ken Lamberton has written extensively about the desert Southwest, including Wilderness and Razor Wire, for which he won the 2002 John Burroughs Medal for outstanding nature writing, and Time of Grace: Thoughts on Nature, Family, and the Politics of Crime and Punishment, also published by the University of Arizona Press. He lives with his wife in an 1890s stone cottage near Bisbee, Arizona.

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