Where the Sky Began Land of the Tallgrass Prairie

ISBN-10: 0877458618

ISBN-13: 9780877458616

Edition: 2004

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List price: $19.95
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: University of Iowa Press
Publication date: 4/1/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 340
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.880
Language: English

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Preface to the Revised Edition
The Place
Beyond the Wooden Country
Fire, Ice, and Mountain
The Lawns of God
The Far Gardens
A Prairie Bestiary
The Great Weathers
The People
Grandfather Country
After the Plow
People Pastures
App. A: Sources
Directory of Representative Tallgrass Prairies
Selected References
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