Last Stand (Hardcover)
America's Virgin Lands (National Geographic)
National Geographic Society, 9780792269090, 192pp.
Publication Date: October 1, 2002
Dedicated conservationist and acclaimed novelist Barbara Kingsolver teams with National Geographic photographer Annie Griffiths Belt to capture the essence of America''s endangered virgin lands. In her moving introduction and int he essays opening each chapter, Kingsolver deftly explores the ways of the wilderness, the threats against it, and what it needs to survive. Griffiths Belt''s accompanying hand-tinted infrared photographs breathtakingly evoke the spirit and beauty of these diverse bioregions.