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The Resource A river running west : the life of John Wesley Powell, Donald Worster

A river running west : the life of John Wesley Powell, Donald Worster

Label
A river running west : the life of John Wesley Powell
Title
A river running west
Title remainder
the life of John Wesley Powell
Statement of responsibility
Donald Worster
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Describes Powell's journey down the Colorado River in 1869; his study of the region's wildlife, geology, and native peoples; and his return to Washington to advocate conservation, which failed at the time
Award
  • Library Journal Best Books, 2001.
  • National Outdoor Book Award for History/Biography, 2001.
  • Spur Award for Biography, 2001.
Biography type
individual biography
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154612
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1941-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Worster, Donald
Dewey number
  • 333.72092
  • 920
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Powell, John Wesley
  • Explorers
  • Conservationists
  • Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico)
  • Grand Canyon (Ariz.)
  • West (U.S.)
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
the life of John Wesley Powell
Label
A river running west : the life of John Wesley Powell, Donald Worster
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [611]-644) and index
Control code
ocm44019106
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xiii, 673 p.
Isbn
9780195099911
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
00032623
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
(Sirsi) ADA-0455
Label
A river running west : the life of John Wesley Powell, Donald Worster
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [611]-644) and index
Control code
ocm44019106
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xiii, 673 p.
Isbn
9780195099911
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
00032623
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
(Sirsi) ADA-0455

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