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American Wilderness: The National Parks

Edited by Dana Levy and Trish O'Connor

  • September 13, 2011
  • Hardcover
  • Photography - Travel
  • Rizzoli Universe Promotional Books
  • $12.98
  • $14.98
  • 978-0-7893-2411-5

About This Book

From the rocky shoreline of Maine’s Acadia to the barren crater and lush rainforest of Hawaii’s Haleakala, America’s natural beauty is celebrated and preserved in its national parks. This beautiful volume will encourage readers to experience our national treasures with a greater awareness of their history and unique qualities. American Wilderness features 200 full-color photographs capturing the breathtaking beauty of the parks, along with a summary of each park’s history. The most important features and particular wildlife of each park are discussed in the individual entries, and the information contained within will enthrall armchair travelers and entice others to lace up their hiking boots and reach for the sporting gear. Parks featured in the book include: Acadia, Great Smoky Mountains, Everglades, Mammoth Cave, Isle Royale, Carlsbad Caverns, Zion, Bryce Canyon, Grand Teton, Rocky Mountain, Yellowstone, Channel Islands, Sequoia, Redwoods, Mount Rainier, Joshua Tree, Hawaii Volcanoes, Glacier Bay, Denali, and Katmai.

About the Author

Tish O’Connor studied at Le Sorbonne and the École du Louvre. She is the author of two cultural guides about Los Angeles, as well as the author and editor for many titles in the series of "Spectacular" books. Dana Levy has designed more than 250 books for museums and publishers around the globe. He resides in Southern California where he graduated from the Art Center College of Design.

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