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Savage Dreams

A Journey into the Hidden Wars of the American West

Savage Dreams( )
Author: Solnit, Rebecca
ISBN:978-0-520-28228-5
Publication Date:Jun 2014
Publisher:University of California Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:AUD $44.99
Book Description:

"A beautiful, absorbing, tragic book."--Larry McMurtry In 1851, a war began in what would become Yosemite National Park, a war against the indigenous inhabitants. A century later-in 1951-and a hundred and fifty miles away, another war began when the U.S. government started setting off nuclear bombs at the Nevada Test Site. It was called a nuclear testing program, but functioned as a war against the land and people of the Great Basin. In this foundational...
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Book Details
Pages:424
Detailed Subjects: Fiction / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):16.6 x 22.2 x 2.62 cm
Book Weight:0.514 Kilograms
Author Biography
Solnit, Rebecca (Author)
Rebecca Solnit writes extensively on photography and landscape. She is a contributing editor to Art Issues and Creative Camera and is the author of three books. She has contributed essays to several museum catalogues including Crimes and Splendors: The Desert Cantos of Richard Misrach and the Whitney Museum's Beat Culture and the New America. She was a 1993 recipient of a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship.

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