From the outwash plains of Brooklyn to Indiana's drifted diamonds and gold, John McPhee's In Suspect Terrain is a narrative of the earth, told in four sections of equal length, each in a different way reflecting the three others-- a biography; a set piece about a fragment of Appalachian landscape in illuminating counterpoint to the human history there; a modern collision of ideas about the origins of the mountain range; and, in contrast, a century-old collision of ideas about the existence of the Ice Age. The central ...

In Suspect Terrain 1991, MacFarlane Walter & Ross

ISBN-13: 9780921912187

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In Suspect Terrain 1984, Farrar, Straus and Giroux, New York

ISBN-13: 9780374517946

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In Suspect Terrain 1983, Farrar, Straus and Giroux, New York

ISBN-13: 9780374176501

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