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A Desert Harvest

New and Selected Essays

A Desert Harvest( )
Author: Berger, Bruce
Introduction by: McCann, Colum
Publication Date:Mar 2020
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $18.00
Book Description:

Occupying a space between traditional nature writing, memoir, journalism, and prose poetry, Bruce Berger's essays are beautiful, subtle, and haunting meditations on the landscape and culture of the American Southwest. Combining new, unpublished essays with selections from his acclaimed trilogy of "desert books"--The Telling Distance, There Was a River, and Almost an Island--A Desert Harvest is a career-spanning selection of the best work by this unique and undervalued voice.Wasteland...
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Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Nature / Ecosystems & Habitats / Deserts
Nature / Regional
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.265 x 8.112 Inches
Book Weight:0.66 Pounds
Author Biography
Berger, Bruce (Author)
Irish writer Colum McCann was born near Dublin in 1965 and graduated from the University of Texas with a B.A. degree. He has worked as a newspaper journalist in Ireland and written several short stories and bestselling novels. The short film of Everything in this Country Must was nominated for an Academy Award in 2005.

McCann's work has appeared in publications including The New York Times, The Atlantic Monthly, GQ, The Irish Times, La Repubblica, Die Zeit, Paris Match, the Guardian, and the Independent. He has won numerous awards, such as a Pushcart Prize, the Rooney Prize, the Irish Novel of the Year Award, and the 2002 Ireland Fund of Monaco Princess Grace Memorial Literary Award. In 2009 McCann was inducted into the Irish arts association Aosdana. He teaches in the Master of Fine Arts Creative Writing program at New York's Hunter College.


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