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The Resource Deep creek : finding hope in the high country, by Pam Houston

Deep creek : finding hope in the high country, by Pam Houston

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Deep creek : finding hope in the high country
Title
Deep creek
Title remainder
finding hope in the high country
Statement of responsibility
by Pam Houston
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"How do we become who we are in the world? We ask the world to teach us. On her 120-acre homestead high in the Colorado Rockies, beloved writer Pam Houston learns what it means to care for a piece of land and the creatures on it. Elk calves and bluebirds mark the changing seasons, winter temperatures drop to 35 below, and lightning sparks a 110,000 acre wildfire, threatening her century old barn and all its inhabitants. Through her travels from the Gulf of Mexico to Alaska, she explores what ties her to the earth, the ranch most of all. Alongside her devoted Irish wolfhounds and a spirited troupe of horses, donkeys, and Icelandic sheep, the ranch becomes Houston's sanctuary, a place where she discovers how the natural world has mothered and healed her after a childhood of horrific parental abuse and neglect. In essays as lucid and invigorating as mountain air, Deep Creek delivers Houston's most profound meditations yet on how "to live simultaneously inside the wonder and the grief, to love the damaged world and do what I can to help it thrive."--Publisher's description
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DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Houston, Pam
Dewey number
814/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3558.O8725
LC item number
A6 2019b
Literary form
novels
Series statement
Thorndike Press large print popular and narrative nonfiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Houston, Pam
  • Houston, Pam
  • Authors, American
  • Women ranchers
  • Ranch life
  • Ranching
  • Human ecology
  • Human-animal relationships
  • Nature
  • Rocky Mountains
  • Colorado
  • West (U.S.)
  • Large type books
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Personal Memoirs
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Women
  • NATURE / Ecosystems & Habitats / Mountains
  • Authors, American
  • Human-animal relationships
  • Human ecology
  • Nature
  • Ranch life
  • Ranching
  • Travel
  • Women ranchers
  • Colorado
  • Rocky Mountains
  • United States
  • United States, West
  • Large type books
Label
Deep creek : finding hope in the high country, by Pam Houston
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Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: Some kind of calling ; Buying hay -- Part one. Getting out. The tinnitus of truth telling ; Stacking wood ; Retethering ; Donkey chasing -- Part two. Digging in. The season of hunkering down ; Leonids ; Mother's Day storm ; Puppy ; A kind of quiet most people have forgotten ; Log chain ; The sound of horse teeth on hay ; Born in a barn ; Ranch archive ; First warm day ; Eating Phoebe ; Lambing -- Part three. Diary of a fire. Diary of a fire ; Carving rivers -- Part four. Elsewhere. Kindness ; Woolly Nelson ; Of spirit bears, humpbacks, narwhal, manatees, and mothers ; Almanac -- Part five. Deep Creek. Deep Creek
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
499 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781432862756
Lccn
2018059606
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • on1081340137
  • (OCoLC)1081340137
Label
Deep creek : finding hope in the high country, by Pam Houston
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: Some kind of calling ; Buying hay -- Part one. Getting out. The tinnitus of truth telling ; Stacking wood ; Retethering ; Donkey chasing -- Part two. Digging in. The season of hunkering down ; Leonids ; Mother's Day storm ; Puppy ; A kind of quiet most people have forgotten ; Log chain ; The sound of horse teeth on hay ; Born in a barn ; Ranch archive ; First warm day ; Eating Phoebe ; Lambing -- Part three. Diary of a fire. Diary of a fire ; Carving rivers -- Part four. Elsewhere. Kindness ; Woolly Nelson ; Of spirit bears, humpbacks, narwhal, manatees, and mothers ; Almanac -- Part five. Deep Creek. Deep Creek
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
499 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781432862756
Lccn
2018059606
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • on1081340137
  • (OCoLC)1081340137

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