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Title Heart of the land : essays on last great places / edited by Joseph Barbato and Lisa Weinerman ; with a foreword by Barry Lopez.
Imprint New York : Pantheon Books, [1994]

Subject Natural history -- United States.
Natural history.
Big Darby Creek (Ohio)
Alt Name Barbato, Joseph, 1944-
Weinerman, Lisa.
Description 296 pages : maps ; 23 cm
Note Maps on lining paper.
ISBN 0679435085
OCLC # 30703177
Table of Contents
 Foreword / Barry Lopez 
 Winter Solstice at the Moab Slough (Colorado Plateau, Utah) / Terry Tempest Williams3
 On Willow Creek (Texas Hill Country) / Rick Bass7
 Wild Again (The Adirondack Mountains, New York) / Bill McKibben25
 Lake of the Stone Mother (Stillwater Marsh and Pyramid Lake, Nevada) / David James Duncan30
 The Most Patient of Animals (Clinch Valley, Virginia) / Joel Achenbach44
 On the Henry's Fork (Snake River, Idaho) / Thomas McGuane52
 Of Beaches, Bays, and My Boyhood with the Colonel (The Atlantic Barrier Islands, Virginia) / William W. Warner60
 Last of the Falling Tide (The Florida Keys) / Carl Hiaasen71
 Journey to the Lost City of the Jaguar (Rio Bravo, Belize) / Gioconda Belli78
 Natural History Crashes, Resurfaces (Guadalupe-Nipomo Dunes, California) / Gary Paul Nabhan86
 Creations (Ria Lagartos and Ria Celestun, Yucatan, Mexico) / Linda Hogan92
 Playing God on the Lawns of the Lord (Osage County, Oklahoma) / Teresa Jordan110
 Reimagining Warner (Warner Valley, Oregon) / William Kittredge117
 The Far North People (Northern Continental Divide, Montana) / James Welch127
 The Beginner's Mind (Gray Ranch, New Mexico) / Jim Harrison136
 Big Grass (Northern Tallgrass Prairie, North Dakota) / Louise Erdrich145
 Back Home Again (Big Darby Creek, Ohio) / Ann Zwinger151
 No Space to Waste (Martha's Vineyard and Nantucket, Massachusetts) / Philip Caputo161
 A Place of Grace (Block Island, Rhode Island) / Jill Nelson171
 Scrub, Beautiful Scrub (Lake Wales Ridge, Florida) / John Jerome175
 On the Trail of Walking James (Willapa Bay, Washington) / Pam Houston183
 The Lost Land of Ka-Zar (Dos Palmas Oasis, California) / Annick Smith193
 The Quetzal, the Parakeet, and the Jaguar (Sierra de las Minas, Guatemala) / Victor Perera202
 Promises (ACE River Basin, South California) / Dorothy Allison215
 Upon This River (The San Pedro River, Arizona) / William Least Heat-Moon224
 The Betrayal of Jack (The Yampa River, Colorado) / Charles Wilkinson229
 Where the Sky Was Born (Sian Ka'an, Quintana Roo, Mexico) / Homero Aridjis251
 The Rock Islands (Palau, Micronesia) / Paul Theroux259
 Great River (Peconic Bay, New York) / Peter Matthiessen273
 The Memory Place (Horse Lick Creek, Kentucky) / Barbara Kingsolver281
 The Nature Conservancy and "Last Great Places"293
 About the Editors297

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