Leslie Marmon Silko Wallace Stegner
tHe tUrQUoiSe leDge tHe SPectAtor BirD
Taking readers along on her daily walks New Introduction by Jane Smiley
through the arroyos and ledges of the “Elegant and entertaining...every scene
Sonoran desert in Arizona, the author of [is] adroitly staged and each effect pre-
Ceremony uses the turquoise stones she cisely accomplished.”— The Atlantic.
finds to unite the strands of her family’s
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Silko has always been the finest prose writ-
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er of her generation.”—Larry McMurtry.
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J. M. Synge
Paperback available October 2011
tHe ArAn iSlAnDS
A Booklist Top Ten Environment Book
Edited with an
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Introduction by Tim Robinson
Synge’s classic 1907 description of his
Charles A. Siringo
visits to the Aran Islands off the coast of
A teXAS co WBoy
Or Fifteen Years on the
Hurricane Deck of a Spanish Pony
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Notes by Richard Etulain
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tHe grAPeS oF WrAtH
Notes by Robert DeMott
The original 1939 text edition with a re-
vised introduction and notes.
“A tale of a budding young naturalist
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who is invited to join a Smithsonian- t guides
backed expedition to Yellowstone in the
trAvelS WitH cHArley
summer of 1898.”—Kirkus Reviews.
in SeArcH oF AmericA
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A Northwest Booksellers Award
Introduction by Jay Parini
Chronicles Steinbeck’s trip across Ameri-
Mark Spragg ca with his poodle Charley in 1960.
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The story of a boyhood spent on the old-
est dude ranch in Wyoming.
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A Down to Earth
Wallace Stegner & Page Stegner
Journey Around the World
Slate’s travel columnist circumnavigates
the globe without ever boarding an air-
“The text by the Stegners is precise, to the
plane, gaining a deeper understanding of
point, packed with useful information
time and the vastness of the earth.
and infused with that love for our land
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and its honest workers which is the highest form...of patriotism.”—Edward Ab-
bey, author of Desert Solitaire.
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Introduction by Louise Erdrich
This autobiography chronicles the life of
John Tanner, captured in 1789 at the age
of nine by the Shawnees and then sold to
tHe Big rocK
an Ojibwa family with whom he spent
the first half of his adult life. “Tanner’s
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story is one of profound culture shock and
Violent, ruthless Bo Mason drags his fam-dislocation.”—American Literary History.
ily from state to state, seeking his fortune.
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“One of the great books from which we
may understand America and its rise.”—
Robert Stone, author of Dog Soldiers.
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