Robert Root

Robert Root, who helps locate the nonfiction of place in his introduction to "Landscapes with Figures," has written or edited a dozen books, including several on the teaching of writing and the composing of nonfiction. He is also the author of "Recovering Ruth: A Biographer's Tale" (Nebraska 2003). Contributors: Kim Barnes on changing terrain in Idaho; Alison Hawthorne Deming on the territory of birds; Elizabeth Dodd on a Colorado canyonland; David Gessner on Cape Cod; Barbara Hurd deep in a...See more