A Green River Reader

A Green River Reader

by Alan Blackstock (Editor)


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780874808377
Publisher: University of Utah Press
Publication date: 10/28/2005
Pages: 240
Sales rank: 1,287,130
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.60(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Alan Blackstock is assistant professor of English at Utah State University. He has been known to run a river or two himself.

Table of Contents

Introduction, Alan Blackstock

Beginnings: Four Streams in Search of a River,
Fray Francisco Silvestre Vélez de Escalante

The Explorations of William H. Ashley and Jedediah Smith, 1822–1829, William H. Ashley

Kit Carson's Autobiography, Kit Carson

An 1839 Wagon Train Journal, Thomas J. Farnham

Report of the Exploring Expedition to Rocky Mountains, John C. Frémont

Death Valley in '49, William Lewis Manly

Report of the Exploring Expedition from Santa Fe, New Mexico to the Junction of the Grand and Green Rivers of the Great Colorado of the West, John Strong Newberry

Uintah Not What Was Represented, Deseret News

Green River: The Gateway, Wallace Stegner

The Lost Journal, John Colton Sumner

The Exploration of the Colorado River and Its Canyons, John Wesley Powell

George Y. Bradley's Journal, George Y. Bradley

A Canyon Voyage: The Narrative of the Second Powell Expedition, Frederick S. Dellenbaugh

"Queen Ann" of Brown's Park, Ann Bassett Willis

Through the Grand Canyon from Wyoming to Mexico, Ellsworth Kolb

Now We're Safe, Now We're on the River: Bus Hatch's First Green River Voyage, Roy Webb

The Marks of Human Passage, Wallace Stegner

The Dinosaur National Monument, Earl Douglass

Shall We Let Them Ruin Our National Parks?, Bernard De Voto

Dinosaurs, Parks, and Dams, David Brower

The Battle for Echo Park, Russell Martin

The Other "Place No One Knew," Roy Webb

A Recent Year, Philip L. Fradkin

Echo Park Through Split Mountain, Ann H. Zwinger

Two-Snake Days, Ellen Meloy

Terra Incognita: Into the Maze, Edward Abbey

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