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Titre : Blue Desert
Éditeur : University of Arizona Press, Tucson
Date d'édition : 1986
Reliure : Hardcover
Etat du livre : Near Fine
Etat de la jaquette : Near Fine
Signé : Signed by Author(s)
Edition : 1st US
Fine in jacket. First edition, first printing. Signed by Charles Bowden. N° de réf. du libraire 66
Synopsis : In the promised land of the Sunbelt, people come by the thousands to escape the crush of Eastern cities and end up duplicating the very world they have fled. Can the land remain unchanged? In Blue Desert, Charles Bowden presents a view of the Southwest that seeks to measure how rapid growth has taken its toll on the land. Writing with a reporter's objectivity and a desert rat's passion, Bowden takes us into the streets as well as the desert to depict not a fragile environment but the unavoidable reality of abuse, exploitation, and human cruelty. Blue Desert shows us the Sunbelt's darker side as it has developed in recent times?where "the land always makes promises of aching beauty and the people always fail the land"?and defies us to ignore it. Blue Desert has no boundaries, no terrain, no topographical coordinates; it is a state of mind inescapable to one who sees change and knows that nothing can be done to stop it.
Quatrième de couverture: The best book about the West this year 1986...full of irony and mysticism and that eerie, spooky quality of the desert we all love.' William Randolph Hearst III, California Magazine.
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