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“Lopez has such great narrative skill and uses his words so carefully the simple intensity is often nearly overwhelming.” —The Oregonian
Barry Lopez is an unparalleled explorer of the relationship between humanity and nature, one he limns in prose as beautiful as it is economical. His essays and short fiction have appeared everywhere from Outside to Harper’s and The Paris Review. He is the winner of a 1986 National Book Award for his bestselling Arctic Dreams.
Vintage Lopez is divided into two parts, nonfiction and fiction. It includes “Landscape and Narrative” ; the prologue to Arctic Dreams; and such classic short stories “The Entreaty ofthe Wiideema” and “The Mappist.”
Also included, for the first time in book form, the essay “The Naturalist.”
From the Trade Paperback edition.
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About Barry Lopez
Barry Lopez is the author of six works of nonfiction and eight works of fiction. His writing appears regularly in Harper’s, The Paris Review, DoubleTake, and The Georgia Review. He is the recipient of a National Book Award, an Award… More about Barry Lopez
Published by Vintage Mar 03, 2010| 208 Pages| ISBN 9780307492890