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Eating Stone Imagination and the Loss of the Wild

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ISBN-10: 140003177X

ISBN-13: 9781400031771

Edition: 2006

Authors: Ellen Meloy

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An inspired reflection on the bond between wild creatures and the human imagination, told as a chronicle of four seasons with a band of rare desert bighorn sheep. Among the steep cliffs of Utah’s canyonlands a band of rare desert bighorn sheep simply vanished. Although the word “extinct” was bandied about, their passing seemed to fit the downward spiral of native wildlife in the Southwest that began in the early twentieth century. Remote, isolated, and elusive, this band slipped through the cracks. The bighorns were gone. Then they came back. We have allowed ourselves few places and scant ways to witness other species in their own world, Ellen Meloy writes, an estrangement that has left…    
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Book details

List price: $16.00
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Publication date: 10/17/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 352
Size: 5.00" wide x 8.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.770
Language: English