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Titre Deep Creek : finding hope in the high country / Pam Houston.
Auteur Houston, Pam, author
Éditeur New York ; London : W.W. Norton & Company, [2019]
©2019
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Genre Essays
Autobiographies
Sujet anglais Houston, Pam.
Authors, American -- 20th century -- Biography
Women ranchers -- United States -- Biography
Ranch life -- Colorado
Ranching -- Colorado
Human ecology
Human-animal relationships
Nature
Rocky Mountains -- Description and travel.
Colorado -- Description and travel.
West (U.S.) -- Description and travel.
Genre Essais
Autobiographies
Sujet français Houston, Pam
Écrivains américains -- 20e siècle -- Biographies
Femmes ranchers -- États-Unis -- Biographies
Vie au ranch -- Colorado
Ranching -- Colorado
Écologie humaine
Relations homme-animal
Nature
Rocheuses, Montagnes -- Descriptions et voyages
Colorado -- Descriptions et voyages
États-Unis (Ouest) -- Descriptions et voyages
Description x, 303 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Édition First edition.
Note Linked autobiographical essays.
Dépouillement 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.
Résumé "'How do we become who we are in the world? We ask the world to teach us,' Pam Houston writes. On her 120-acre homestead high in the Colorado Rockies, this beloved writer 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 linked 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.'"--Dust jacket.
ISBN 9780393241020 (hardback)
Autre titre Essays. Selections.
   
   
 
Bibliothèque Note Cote Statut
 L'OCTOGONE - Adultes - Documentaires    814.54 H843.1d 2019  RETOUR 20-09-16
 
 
 
   
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