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Stone Desert

Craig Childs


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This new edition of a Craig Childs classic includes his original journal entries and pen-and-ink drawings inspired by the redrock desert of Canyonlands National Park.

Originally published over twenty-five years ago, Stone Desert brings the wonder and wildness of one of our nation's most geologically and culturally unique national parks to readers everywhere. With a new introduction by the author, this edition includes Craig Childs's original journal--written over a winter in Canyonlands National Park and complete with pen-and-ink sketches--from which Stone Desert originated. Join Childs as he hikes the high mesas, navigates the winding canyons, and witnesses the ancient rock art of Utah's most inscrutable and remote slickrock desert.

Torrey House Press, 9781948814713, 220pp.

Publication Date: November 22, 2022

About the Author

Craig Childs has published more than a dozen critically acclaimed books, including Tracing Time, The Secret Knowledge of Water, Atlas of a Lost World, and Virga and Bone. He is a contributing editor at Adventure Journal Quarterly and his work has appeared in the Atlantic, New York Times, and Los Angeles Times. He lives in southwest Colorado.