The Sagebrush Ocean: A Natural History of the Great Basin (Max C. Fleischmann series in Great Basin natural history)

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The Great Basin (from the Sierras to the Rockies, from the Snake River Plain to the Mojave Desert) is one of the least novelized, least painted, least eulogized of America's landscapes. Trimble, photographer and writer, gives an overview treatment of the biogeography of the region, its compendium of plant and animal and place. Nicely illustrated with 44 color photos and 90 duotones. Oversized at 9<1/2>x12<1/2><">. Annotation copyright Book News, Inc. Portland, Or.

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Salt Lake City writer, photographer, and naturalist Stephen Trimble has received significant awards for his nonfiction, his photography, and his fiction. Trimble received both the Sierra Club's Ansel Adams Award and the High Desert Museum's Earle A. Chiles Award for The Sagebrush Ocean. His seventeen books on western wildlands and native peoples include: Earthtones: A Nevada Album and Words From the Land, both published by the University of Nevada Press.

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Stephen Trimble was born in Denver, his family's base for roaming the West with his geologist father. After a liberal arts education at Colorado College, he worked as a park ranger in Colorado and Utah, earned a master's degree in ecology at the University of Arizona, served as director of the Museum of Northern Arizona Press, and for five years lived near Santa Fe, New Mexico. He has been a full-time free-lance writer and photographer since 1981.

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