Contributor biographical information for Landscapes with figures : the nonfiction of place / edited and with an introduction by Robert Root.


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Robert Root, who helps locate the nonfiction of place in his introduction to Landscapes with Figures, has written or edited a dozen books, including several on the teaching of writing and the composing of nonfiction. He is also the author of Recovering Ruth: A Biographer’s Tale (Nebraska 2003).
Contributors:
Kim Barnes on changing terrain in Idaho
Alison Hawthorne Deming on the territory of birds
Elizabeth Dodd on a Colorado canyonland
David Gessner on Cape Cod
Barbara Hurd deep in a cave in Virginia
Lisa Knopp on a Nebraska salt marsh
John Hanson Mitchell on one Massachusetts square mile
Simone Poirier-Bures on back-country Krygystan
Robert Root on the Anasazi ruins of the Four Corners
Scott Russell Sanders on a drowned valley in Ohio
Reg Saner on a Colorado mesa and a Tuscan countryside
Natalia Rachel Singer on expatriate life in Mexico
Deborah Tall on recovering the past in Kraków



Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
American essays -- 21st century.
American essays -- 20th century.
Autobiography.
Traveler's writings, American.
Setting (Literature)