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The National Parks

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Written by Dayton DuncanAuthor Alerts:  Random House will alert you to new works by Dayton Duncan and Ken BurnsAuthor Alerts:  Random House will alert you to new works by Ken Burns

  • Format: Hardcover, 432 pages
  • Publisher: Knopf
  • On Sale: September 8, 2009
  • Price: $50.00
  • ISBN: 978-0-307-26896-9 (0-307-26896-9)

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Preface
OUR BEST SELVES
A Treasure House of Nature's Superlatives
 
Chapter One
THE SCRIPTURE OF NATURE
Homeland: An Interview with Gerard Baker
 
Chapter Two
FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE PEOPLE
Transcendence: An Interview with Shelton Johnson
 
Chapter Three
EMPIRE OF GRANDEUR
Stories of Discovery: An Interview with Nevada Barr
 
Chapter Four
GOING HOME
Redefining Beauty: An Interview with Paul Schullery
 
Chapter Five
GREAT NATURE
Democracy at Its Best: An Interview with Juanita Greene
 
Chapter Six
THE MORNING OF CREATION
This Is What We Loved: An Interview with Terry Tempest Williams
 
Afterword
THE BEST DAY
 
Acknowledgments
Selected Bibliography
Index
Illustration Credits
Film Credits