Titolo: The Anthropology of Turquoise: Meditations ...
Casa editrice: Pantheon
Data di pubblicazione: 2002
Condizione libro: New
Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: "Exquisitely rendered. . . . Meloy's gem-studded collection calls us to be mindful of the physical world, to see itreally see itwith fresh eyes." Los Angeles Times "Meloy's vision of the world through turquoise-colored glasses is a unique, moving, self-effacing delight." The Washington Post "By the time you lift your eyes from the last page, you'll be longing to clasp a piece of stone, to be surrounded by blue water. . . . Powerful and transportingand funny." The Times-Picayune "Finely crafted, vigorously descriptive, dazzling in its insights into biology and culture." Booklist "[Meloy] crafts potent meditations on the desert landscape. . . .The Anthropology of Turquoiseexplores Meloy's beloved Southwesta region she knows intimately and describes with her trademark sharp wit." Salt Lake Tribune "Amusing and intelligent . . . the talented Meloy is a Southwestern voice to listen to." Santa Fe New Mexican "Smart, evocative, and memorable: Nature-writing done right." Kirkus(starred review) "Combine[s] the best of travel writing with fascinating slices of history in an irresistible invitation to open our eyes and our minds, taking beauty where we find it." Kingston Springs Advocate "Diverse, thoughtful, and humorous." Albuquerque Journal "A book of great beauty under which lies a drumbeat of grief and passion for the desert. Meloy is a perfect, often hilarious guide. Trust her on any river. There are images in this book I will never forget." Nora Gallagher, author ofPracticing Resurrection From the Trade Paperback edition. Codice inventario libreria ABE_book_new_0375408851
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