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The Hour of Land, A Personal Topography of America's National Parks

The Hour of Land, A Personal Topography of America's National Parks

by Terry Tempest Williams

  • TRAVEL NARRATIVE
  • 2016
  • HARD COVER
  • 368 PAGES

Award-winning author Terry Tempest Williams travels to 12 carefully chosen national parks including Yellowstone, Acadia and Big Bend in this insightful journey. Equal parts memoir, natural history and ecological manifesto, Williams' book honors the centennial of the National Park Service by exploring why the protected, wild lands matter to the soul of America. Includes black-and-white images by Lee Friedlander, Sally Mann, Sebastiao Salgado and more.  (USA592, $27.00)


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