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Barry Lopez
Barry Lopez

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  • About this Author
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Barry Lopez is the author of six works of nonfiction and eight works of fiction. His writing appears regularly in Harper's, The Paris Review, DoubleTake, and The Georgia Review. He is the recipient of a National Book Award, an Award in Literature from the American Academy of Arts and Letters, a Guggenheim Fellowship, and other honors. He lives in western Oregon.

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About This Life
Journeys on the Threshold of Memory
Written by Barry Lopez


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: April 27, 1999
Price: $16.00

The acclaimed National Book Award winner gives us a collection of spellbinding new essays that, read together, form a jigsaw-puzzle portrait of an extraordinary man.

With the publication of his best-selling Of Wolves and Men, and with the astonishing originality of Arctic Dreams, Barry Lopez established himself as that rare writer... Read more >
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About This Life
Journeys on the Threshold of Memory
Written by Barry Lopez


Format: eBook, 288 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: September 14, 2011
Price: $13.99

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Arctic Dreams

Written by Barry Lopez


Format: Trade Paperback, 496 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: October 2, 2001
Price: $16.95

Barry Lopez’s National Book Award-winning classic study of the Far North is widely considered his masterpiece.

Lopez offers a thorough examination of this obscure world–its terrain, its wildlife, its history of Eskimo natives and intrepid explorers who have arrived on their icy shores. But what turns this marvelous work of natural history... Read more >

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Crossing Open Ground

Written by Barry Lopez


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: May 14, 1989
Price: $15.00


Barry Lopez, winner of the 1996 American Book Award for Arctic Dreams, weaves the same invigorating spell in Crossing Open Ground as he travels through the American Southwest and Alaska, discussing endangered wildlife and forgotten cultures. Through his crystalline vision, Lopez urges us toward a new attitude, a re-enchantment with the... Read more >

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Field Notes
The Grace Note of the Canyon Wren
Written by Barry Lopez


Format: Trade Paperback, 176 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: June 8, 2004
Price: $15.00

In this collection of twelve stories, Barry Lopez—the National Book Award–winning author of Arctic Dreams and one of our most admired writers—evokes the longing we feel for beauty in our relationships with one another, with the past, and with nature.

An anthropologist traveling with an aboriginal people finds that, because of his... Read more >
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Field Notes
The Grace Note of the Canyon Wren
Written by Barry Lopez


Format: eBook, 176 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: September 14, 2011
Price: $11.99

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Light Action in the Caribbean
Stories
Written by Barry Lopez


Format: eBook, 176 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: September 14, 2011
Price: $9.99

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Light Action in the Caribbean
Stories
Written by Barry Lopez


Format: Trade Paperback, 176 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: October 2, 2001
Price: $12.00

Moving from fable and historical fiction to contemporary realism, this book of stories from Barry Lopez is erotic and wise, full of irresistible characters doing things they shouldn't do for reasons that are mysterious and irreducible. In "The Letters of Heaven," a packet of recently discovered 17th-century Peruvian love letters presents... Read more >
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Rediscovery of North America

Written by Barry Lopez


Format: eBook, 64 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: September 14, 2011
Price: $9.99

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Rediscovery of North America

Written by Barry Lopez


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: September 1, 1992
Price: $12.00

The National Book Award-winning author delivers a devastating assessment of the legacy of Columbus. With economy and power Lopez tells the story of a “ruthless, angry search for wealth” that stretches from the atrocities of Spanish conquistadors to the on-going pillage of our land and water. Lopez challenges the reader to... Read more >
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Resistance

Written by Barry Lopez


Format: Trade Paperback, 180 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: June 14, 2005
Price: $14.00

From the National Book Award-winning author of Arctic Dreams, a highly charged, stunningly original work of fiction—a passionate response to the changes shaping our country today. In nine fictional testimonies, men and women who have resisted the mainstream and who are now suddenly “parties of interest” to the government tell their... Read more >
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Resistance

Written by Barry Lopez


Format: eBook, 176 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $9.99

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Vintage Lopez

Written by Barry Lopez


Format: eBook, 208 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: March 3, 2010
Price: $8.99

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Winter Count

Written by Barry Lopez


Format: Trade Paperback, 128 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: November 2, 1999
Price: $11.95

Aflock of great blue herons descending through a snowstorm to the streets of New York. . . . A river in Nebraska disappearing mysteri-ously. . . . A ghostly herd of buffalo that sings a song of death. . . . A mystic who raises constellations of stones from the desert... Read more >
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