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Mountains and rivers without end / [electronic resource] Gary Snyder.

By: Snyder, Gary, 1930-.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Washington, D.C. : [Emeryville, Calif.] : Counterpoint ; Distributed by Publishers Group West, c1996Description: viii, 165 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.ISBN: 1887178201 (hardcover : alk. paper); 9781887178204 (hardcover : alk. paper); 188717852X (hardcover : limited ed. : alk. paper); 9781887178525 (hardcover : limited ed. : alk. paper); 1582434077; 9781582434070.Subject(s): Environmentalism -- United States -- PoetryAdditional physical formats: Online version:: Mountains and rivers without end.DDC classification: 811/.54 Other classification: 18.06 Online resources: Free eBook from the Internet Archive | Additional information and access via Open Library Also issued online.
Contents:
Endless streams and mountains -- Old bones -- Night highway -- Three worlds, three realms, six road -- Jackrabbit -- Elwha River -- Bubbs creek haircut -- Boat of a million years -- Blue sky -- Market -- Journeys -- Ma -- Instructions -- Night song of the Los Angeles basin -- Covers the ground -- The flowing -- The black-tailed hare -- With this flesh -- The hump-backed flute player -- The cumambulation of Mt. Tamalpais -- The Canyon Wren -- Arctic midnight twilight -- Under the hills near the Morava River -- Walking the New York bedrock -- Haida Gwai north coast, Naikoon beach -- New moon tongue -- Offering for Tara -- The bear mother -- Macaques in the sky -- Old Woodrat's stinky house -- Raven's Beak River -- Earrings dangling and miles of desert -- Cross legg'd -- Afloat -- Dance -- We wash our bowls in this water -- The Mountain Spirit -- Earth verse -- Finding the space in the heart.
Summary: Mountains and Rivers is an epic of geology, prehistory, and planetary mythologies. It is a poem about land and its processes, a book about wisdom, compassion, and myth, and a narrative work that is not quite like anything else.
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Endless streams and mountains -- Old bones -- Night highway -- Three worlds, three realms, six road -- Jackrabbit -- Elwha River -- Bubbs creek haircut -- Boat of a million years -- Blue sky -- Market -- Journeys -- Ma -- Instructions -- Night song of the Los Angeles basin -- Covers the ground -- The flowing -- The black-tailed hare -- With this flesh -- The hump-backed flute player -- The cumambulation of Mt. Tamalpais -- The Canyon Wren -- Arctic midnight twilight -- Under the hills near the Morava River -- Walking the New York bedrock -- Haida Gwai north coast, Naikoon beach -- New moon tongue -- Offering for Tara -- The bear mother -- Macaques in the sky -- Old Woodrat's stinky house -- Raven's Beak River -- Earrings dangling and miles of desert -- Cross legg'd -- Afloat -- Dance -- We wash our bowls in this water -- The Mountain Spirit -- Earth verse -- Finding the space in the heart.

Mountains and Rivers is an epic of geology, prehistory, and planetary mythologies. It is a poem about land and its processes, a book about wisdom, compassion, and myth, and a narrative work that is not quite like anything else.

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Mountains and rivers without end / by Snyder, Gary, ©1996
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