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This Is Dinosaur: Echo Park Country and Its Magic Rivers

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This Is Dinosaur was first published in 1955, in the midst of a bitter controversy over the proposed construction of dams at Echo Park. The outcome of the controversy--a congressional vote to prohibit the dams--"set in brass the principle that any part of the national park system should be immune from any sort of intrusion and damage," wrote Wallace Stegner in the 1985 edi ...more
Paperback, 128 pages
Published August 13th 2019 by Lyons Press (first published 1955)
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This book is a bit dated. Surprisingly their are not many published books about this national park. It makes a good primer for those planning a vist.
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Wallace Earle Stegner was an American historian, novelist, short story writer, and environmentalist. Some call him "The Dean of Western Writers." He won the Pulitzer Prize in 1972 and the U.S. National Book Award in 1977. ...more

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