Summary: America's national parks are breathing spaces in a world in which such spaces are steadily disappearing, which is why more than 300 million people visit the parks each year. Now Terry Tempest Williams presents The Hour of Land, a literary celebration of our national parks, an exploration of what they mean to us and what we mean to them. From the Grand Tetons in Wyoming to Acadia in Maine to Big...
Publisher / Publication Date: Sarah Crichton Books/Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2016
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 910 WIL
Format: sound recording-nonmusical
Publisher / Publication Date: Sounds True 2009
Copies Available at East Bay1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 814.54 WIL
Summary: The naturalist author of Refuge and An Unspoken Hunger reflects on what it means to be human, the interconnection between the natural and human worlds, and how they combine to produce both tumult and peace, ugliness and beauty.
Publisher / Publication Date: Pantheon Books 2008
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 814.54 WIL
Summary: In these new essays, Williams explores the concept of erosion: of the land, of the self, of belief, of fear. She wrangles with the paradox of desert lands and the truth of erosion: What is weathered, worn, and whittled away through wind, water, and time is as powerful as what remains. We know of the elements of erosion: wind, water, and time. In these essays Williams explores the erosion we...
Publisher / Publication Date: Sarah Crichton Books/Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2019