The Resource The wide open : prose, poetry, and photographs of the prairie, edited by Annick Smith and Susan O'Connor ; Fredericka Hunter and Ian Glennie, photo editors

The wide open : prose, poetry, and photographs of the prairie, edited by Annick Smith and Susan O'Connor ; Fredericka Hunter and Ian Glennie, photo editors

Label
The wide open : prose, poetry, and photographs of the prairie
Title
The wide open
Title remainder
prose, poetry, and photographs of the prairie
Statement of responsibility
edited by Annick Smith and Susan O'Connor ; Fredericka Hunter and Ian Glennie, photo editors
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
It is hard to love the high, cold plains of the American West. They are vast and harsh and demanding. And perhaps because they are so hard to love, prairies challenge the imaginative mind and the adventurous heart. The Wide Open reveals how some of the most interesting and accomplished writers and photographers in the country have met that challenge and given the genius of the prairie a vision and a voice. Their stories are as diverse as the tellers, ranging from fiction by Barry Lopez, Richard Ford, and William Kittredge, to the childhood histories of Mary Clearman Blew and Judy Blunt and the
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
810.8/09786
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS571.M9
LC item number
W54 2008eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
The wide open : prose, poetry, and photographs of the prairie, edited by Annick Smith and Susan O'Connor ; Fredericka Hunter and Ian Glennie, photo editors
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • No bastion
  • James Galvin
  • A foal
  • Thomas McGuane
  • Grandfather poem.
  • Letter to Richard Hugo.
  • Birthright.
  • Crosscurrent
  • M.L. Smoker ---
  • To a meadowlark
  • Part one: Home on the range:
  • Jim Harrison
  • Portfolio one
  • Lee Friedlander
  • Part two: Hunting and gathering:
  • The bear in the road
  • Barry Lopez
  • Bird hunter
  • Rick Bass
  • Four excerpts from the novella:
  • What the prairie has to say about fly fishing
  • Becoming
  • David James Duncan
  • Excerpt from
  • The willow field.
  • Far point
  • William Kittredge
  • A summer journal
  • Gretel Ehrlich
  • Portfolio two
  • Lois Conner
  • Part three: Travels across the plains:
  • Mary Clearman Blew
  • Don't fence me in
  • Jim Harrison
  • Excerpt from
  • Crossing the plains with Bruno
  • Annick Smith
  • Empire
  • Richard Ford
  • Portfolio three
  • Geoffrey James
  • Part four: Natural history:
  • Evolution
  • An entire heaven and an entire earth
  • Dan Flores
  • Excerpt from:
  • Plains, prairies, and the shining mountains
  • Peter Matthiessen
  • Instructions from a misanthrope's paradise
  • Richard Manning
  • Driving Montana.
  • Distances.
  • High grass prairie.
  • Judy Blunt
  • Bear paw
  • Richard Hugo
  • Source acknowledgments
  • Contributors
  • Excerpts from
  • The death of Jim Loney
  • James Welch
Control code
ocn250505704
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (200 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780803218710
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b3661046x
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)250505704
  • ebscoaca0803218710

Library Locations

    • Deakin University Library - Geelong Waurn Ponds CampusBorrow it
      75 Pigdons Road, Waurn Ponds, Victoria, 3216, AU
      -38.195656 144.304955
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