The Sierra Club desert reader a literary companion

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Published by Sierra Club Books in San Francisco .

Written in English

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  • Deserts -- Literary collections

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 295-307).

Book details

Other titlesDesert reader
Statementedited by Gregory McNamee.
ContributionsMcNamee, Gregory.
LC ClassificationsGB612 .S54 1995
The Physical Object
Paginationxxiv, 307 p. ;
Number of Pages307
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1274101M
ISBN 100871564262
LC Control Number95005603

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