Stand: America's Virgin Lands
de Barbara Kingsolver
Last Stand takes readers from the tallgrass prairies of Kansas to the
Arctic tundra of Alaska to the deserts of the Southwest and bears passionate
witness to our last wildernesses, reminding us why they must be preserved.
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.