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Turning Back

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Product description

As new. Tight binding, internally clean and bright.

Two hundred years ago Lewis and Clark reported finding in the American Northwest a vast forest of ancient evergreens. In 'Turning Back' Robert Adams looks again at the region's trees, discovering evidence both of America's failure and of a continuing promise. This book is an invitation to share in a kind of pioneering, in a search for a better home. If the journey is hard it is because we must traverse a landscape that we have ransacked. If we find the courage to keep looking it is because we ultimately encounter a mystery that is durable, a glory as serene as the ocean's horizon. What is the future? Turning Back documents two kinds of predictive evidence. On the one hand we observe the results of greed so unrestrained that they are indistinguishable from those of nihilism. On the other we see what still lives unharmed, whether by our design or neglect or Providence; in these pictures the tone is celebratory, as in a prayer book.

Item details

Author(s):
Adams, Robert
Condition:
As new
Dimensions:
31.5 x 25.6 x 2.7 cm
Edition:
2006
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
3883759201
ISBN-13:
9783883759203
Number of pages:
164
Publisher:
Walther Konig
Title:
Turning Back

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About this item

As new. Tight binding, internally clean and bright.

Two hundred years ago Lewis and Clark reported finding in the American Northwest a vast forest of ancient evergreens. In 'Turning Back' Robert Adams looks again at the region's trees, discovering evidence both of America's failure and of a continuing promise. This book is an invitation to share in a kind of pioneering, in a search for a better home. If the journey is hard it is because we must traverse a landscape that we have ransacked. If we find the courage to keep looking it is because we ultimately encounter a mystery that is durable, a glory as serene as the ocean's horizon. What is the future? Turning Back documents two kinds of predictive evidence. On the one hand we observe the results of greed so unrestrained that they are indistinguishable from those of nihilism. On the other we see what still lives unharmed, whether by our design or neglect or Providence; in these pictures the tone is celebratory, as in a prayer book.

Author(s):
Adams, Robert
Condition:
As new
Dimensions:
31.5 x 25.6 x 2.7 cm
Edition:
2006
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
3883759201
ISBN-13:
9783883759203
Number of pages:
164
Publisher:
Walther Konig
Title:
Turning Back

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