New York : Scribner, c1998.
Description: 304 p. ; 25 cm.
A collection of thoughts, essays, stories, and profiles from nature provides a look at such different places as the central Amazon, the South Pacific, and Cincinnati, detailing such adventures as kayaking on a Class V river in Chile and tracing the spread of the Ebola virus.
Contents: The river: Synecdoche and the trout -- Time and tide on the Ocoee River -- Vortex -- Only connect -- Grabbing the loop -- The city: The white tigers of Cincinnati -- To live and die in L.A. -- Reaction wood -- Superdove on 46th Street -- Before the fall -- The mountains: Pinhead secrets -- The keys to kingdom come -- Karl's sense of snow -- The trees cry out on Currawong Moor -- The big turn -- Eat of this flesh -- The heart: The swallow that hibernates underwater -- Trinket from Aru -- Bagpipes for Ed -- Point of attachment -- Voice part for a duet -- Love in the age of relativity -- Strawberries under ice.
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|LITERATURE Essays Qua||Main (Downtown)||Third Level, Nonfiction||In|