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This superb anthology brings together some of the most powerful and compelling writing about the Grand Canyon—stories, essays, and poems written across five centuries by people inhabiting, surviving, and attempting to understand what one explorer called the "Great Unknown." The Grand Canyon Reader includes traditional stories from native tribes, reports by explorers, journ ...more
Paperback, 264 pages
Published October 24th 2011 by University of California Press
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Lynette
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This is an anthology, so it lends itself to never quite finishing it... It has been in the back seat of my car for about a year and a half - I'm really almost done. Really!
Danielle
Interesting read. Newman talks about the Canyon in 3 categories: the rim, the river, and the people. Each sections starts with modern literature winding its way back to the oldest pieces authored. I enjoyed learning more about the Canyon, including the various Native American origin stories.
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