Representative quote from "This Incomperable Lande" (Ed Abbey): "Survival Hint #1: Stay out of there...The Great American Desert is an awful place."
HOUGHTON MIFFLIN COMPANY
Representative quote from "Big Sky, Fair Land": "Unchecked, the planet will run out of what we have taken for granted."
Grits Gresham knows about guns and knows how to write about them.
CANE RIVER PUBLISHING
The covers of three of the four nature books reviewed here. "This Incomperable Lande" and "Big Sky, Fair Land" are compilations of nature writing.
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