Writing down the River into the Heart of the Grand Canyon

Writing down the River into the Heart of the Grand Canyon

by Sharman Apt Russell
     
 

With 15 of today's finest literary writers as your guides, this book will take you into the depths of the Grand Canyon for a ride you will never forget. "For 12 days and 180 miles on the river, I am filled with awe--so struck by it, in fact, that if I have any courage at all, I shall never be the same".--Theresa Jordan. 100+ color photos.  See more details below

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With 15 of today's finest literary writers as your guides, this book will take you into the depths of the Grand Canyon for a ride you will never forget. "For 12 days and 180 miles on the river, I am filled with awe--so struck by it, in fact, that if I have any courage at all, I shall never be the same".--Theresa Jordan. 100+ color photos.

Editorial Reviews

Library Journal - Library Journal
In the summer of 1997, 15 of America's best women writersDenise Chavez, Linda Ellerbee, Judith Freeman, Linda Hogan, Teresa Jordan, Ruth Kirk, Page Lambert, Brenda Peterson, Leila Philip, Sharman Apt Russell, Annick Smith, Barbara Earl Thomas, Evelyn C. White, Ann Haymond Zwinger, and Susan Zwingertook separate float trips down the Grand Canyon. These authors include journalists, novelists, and naturalists, some with previous outdoor experience and some with none. This book presents their excellent essays on their experiences. The thoughts of river guides and other women who live and work in the canyon are included, and Ehrlich's foreword and Ryan's introduction are particularly insightful. Beautifully illustrated with color photos, this is recommended for all large and all Southwest and Grand Canyon collections.Thomas K. Fry, Penrose Lib., Univ. of Denver
Booknews
Copious, dramatic color photographs and poetic quotations illustrate these essays describing the whitewater rafting experiences of 15 prominent female writers sent down the Colorado River during the summer of 1997. 11x10<">. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780873587099
Publisher:
Northland Publishing AZ
Publication date:
05/01/1998
Pages:
134
Product dimensions:
10.90(w) x 9.93(h) x 0.89(d)

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