Savage Dreams: A Journey Into the Landscape Wars of the American West
"A beautiful, absorbing, tragic book. . . . Rebecca Solnit tells this story with the passion and clarity it deserves."--Larry McMurtry ""Savage ... Show synopsis "A beautiful, absorbing, tragic book. . . . Rebecca Solnit tells this story with the passion and clarity it deserves."--Larry McMurtry ""Savage Dreams" summons us to the campfires of resistance."--Mike Davis, author of "City of Quartz" ""Savage Dreams" is about many things: despoliation and restoration, finding a voice between contemporary noise and silence, making friends and enemies. Most of all, though, it may be about a journey into history: about how understanding history and making it are not really very different."--Greil Marcus, author of "Lipstick Traces" "A wonderful and important book, weaving past and present, politics and spirituality, land and history, pleasure and outrage, esthetics and activism, into a map where we as Americans find ourselves today. Intellectually challenging but beautifully written and eminently readable, "Savage Dreams" has both heart and teeth." --Lucy Lippard, author of "Overlay: Contemporary Art and the Art of Prehistory "