Heart of the Land
NY, Pantheon, (1995). Peter Matthiessen's copy of this anthology about some of the world's "last great places," published under the auspices of The Nature Conservancy. Matthiessen's piece is titled "Great River," and he has made a handful of changes to his text and has annotated the front flyleaf with "PM - Work Copy." Most of the writings in this volume are original; other contributors include Barry Lopez, Jim Harrison, William Kittredge, Barbara Kingsolver, Louise Erdrich, Bill McKibben, Terry Tempest Williams, Ann Zwinger, and many others. Laid in is a flyer for a women's zen meditation retreat and a Nation review of a book by J.M Coetzee. A fine copy in a near fine dust jacket with a tear at the lower front corner. [#032424] SOLD
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