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Author Fleischner, Thomas Lowe, 1954-
Title Singing stone : a natural history of the Escalante Canyons / Thomas Lowe Fleischner.
Imprint Salt Lake City, Utah : University of Utah Press, [1999]

Subject Natural history -- Utah -- Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument.
Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument (Utah)
Description 1 online resource (xix, 212 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 187-202).
Summary Integrating personal narrative and natural history, Singing Stone is ideal for curious visitors to the Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument as well as students of environmental studies.
Contents Prologue: From the Oxbow -- The Terrain of Delight -- Tales of Deep Time -- The Soul of Stone -- Upwarping and Downcutting -- The Work of a River -- The Texture of Life -- The Grace of Animals -- The Green Gift -- Mapping Life -- How Snakes Kiss -- Walking Upright -- Chipping Stone -- With Blade of Chert -- Here Comes Europe -- In the Promised Land -- "More Beauty Than I Can Bear" -- Home on the Range? -- A Reluctant Path Toward Policy -- Resisting Change -- Meanwhile, Back at the Fence -- Hungry for Fun -- The Concrete Curtain -- Forever Wild? -- The Governor in the Gym -- The Fun Boom -- Epilogue: The Evening Light Can Be Touched.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 0585140731 (electronic bk.)
9780585140735 (electronic bk.)
0874806194 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
087480616X (cloth ; alk. paper)
OCLC # 44955562
Additional Format Print version: Fleischner, Thomas Lowe, 1954- Singing stone. Salt Lake City, Utah : University of Utah Press, ©1999 0874806194 (DLC) 99037578 (OCoLC)41606342