In Suspect Terrain by John McPhee

224 pages first pub 1983 (editions)

nonfiction nature science challenging informative reflective slow-paced


From the outwash plains of Brooklyn to Indiana's drifted diamonds and gold In Suspect Terrain is a narrative of the earth, told in four sections of equal length, each in a different way reflecting the three others—a biography; a set piece about a ...

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challenging 40%
reflective 40%
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