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An American Idea

The Making of the National Parks

An American Idea( )
Author: Heacox, Kim
Carter, Jimmy
ISBN:978-1-4262-0563-7
Publication Date:Sep 2009
Publisher:National Geographic Society
Imprint:National Geographic
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $14.95
Book Description:

The national park system ranks among America's most magnificent achievements and the story of its creation reveals how the American landscape shaped our history and character and continues to do so almost 175 years after painter George Catlin first propos

Book Details
Pages:192
Detailed Subjects: Travel / Parks & Campgrounds
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.825 x 9.906 x 0.468 Inches
Book Weight:1.287 Pounds
Author Biography
Heacox, Kim (Author)
Kim Heacox is the award-winning author and photographer of close to 20 photography and essay books. As the principal photographer for the Smithsonian Guides to Natural America: The Pacific: Hawai'i, and Alaska, Heacox shot over 150 beautiful full-color photos of parks, wilderness preserves, nature sanctuaries, and scenic wonders. In her book Visions of Wild America: Pioneers of Preservation, Heacox wove the incredible adventures, epiphanies, and successes of important conservationists with their own quotes to present a well-rounded picture of Wild America.

Other books produced by Heacox include Alaska's Inside Passage: Photography and Essays, Antarctica: The Last Continent, Alaska's National Parks, and Iditarod Spirit.

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