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Trespass: Living at the Edge of the Promised Land

Irvine, Amy

Edité par North Point Press, Gordonsville, Virginia, U.S.A., 2008
ISBN 10: 0865477035 / ISBN 13: 9780865477032
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Titre : Trespass: Living at the Edge of the Promised...

Éditeur : North Point Press, Gordonsville, Virginia, U.S.A.

Date d'édition : 2008

Reliure : Hard Cover

Etat du livre : As New

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Signé : Inscribed By Author

Edition : First Edition, First Printing

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This is a fine, as new, hardcover first edition, first printing copy in a fine mylar protected DJ, blackish spine. Inscribed by the author on the title page. N° de réf. du libraire 050643

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Synopsis : Trespass is the story of one woman's struggle to gain footing in inhospitable territory. A wilderness activist and apostate Mormon, Amy Irvine sought respite in the desert outback of southern Utah's red-rock country after her father's suicide, only to find out just how much of an interloper she was among her own people. But more than simply an exploration of personal loss, Trespass is an elegy for a dying world, for the ruin of one of our most beloved and unique desert landscapes and for our vanishing connection to it. Fearing what her father's fate might somehow portend for her, Irvine retreated into the remote recesses of the Colorado Plateau--home not only to the world's most renowned national parks but also to a rugged brand of cowboy Mormonism that stands in defiant contrast to the world at large. Her story is one of ruin and restoration, of learning to live among people who fear the wilderness the way they fear the devil and how that fear fuels an antagonism toward environmental concerns that pervades the region. At the same time, Irvine mourns her own loss of wildness and disconnection from spirituality, while ultimately discovering that the provinces of nature and faith are not as distinct as she once might have believed.

A propos de l'auteur: Formerly a nationally ranked competitive rock climber, Amy Irvine was for five years the Development Director at the Southern Utah Wilderness Alliance.

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