The Land's Wild Music: Encounters with Barry Lopez, Peter Matthiessen, Terry Tempest William, and James Galvin

The Land's Wild Music: Encounters with Barry Lopez, Peter Matthiessen, Terry Tempest William, and James Galvin

by Mark Tredinnick
     
 

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At the heart of The Land's Wild Music is an examination of the relationship between writers and their. Interviewing four great American writers of place — Barry Lopez, Peter Matthiessen, Terry Tempest Williams, and James Galvin — author Mark Tredinnick considers how writers transmute the power of nature into words. Each author is profiled in a…  See more details below

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At the heart of The Land's Wild Music is an examination of the relationship between writers and their. Interviewing four great American writers of place — Barry Lopez, Peter Matthiessen, Terry Tempest Williams, and James Galvin — author Mark Tredinnick considers how writers transmute the power of nature into words. Each author is profiled in a separate chapter written in rich, engaging prose that reads like the best journalism, and Tredinnick concludes with his own thoughts on what it takes to be "an authentic witness of place."

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781595340931
Publisher:
Trinity University Press
Publication date:
04/14/2011
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
384
Sales rank:
299,156
File size:
3 MB

Meet the Author

Mark Tredinnick
Contributor residences (city, state or country if outside the US or Canada): Katoomba and Lavender Bay, New South Wales, Australia

Mark Tredinnick is the editor of A Place on Earth: An Anthology of Nature Writing from Australia and North America. His essays and journalism have appeared in journals and newspapers such as Island, ISLE, Orion, Resurgence, the Bulletin, and the Sydney Morning Herald. A former book publisher, he lives in Katoomba and Lavender Bay, New South Wales.

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