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The Resource From the field : a collection of writings from National geographic, edited by Charles McCarry

From the field : a collection of writings from National geographic, edited by Charles McCarry

Label
From the field : a collection of writings from National geographic
Title
From the field
Title remainder
a collection of writings from National geographic
Statement of responsibility
edited by Charles McCarry
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
With no pictures at all, this collection includes such writers as Shelby Foote, Barry Lopez, Paul Theroux, Sir Edmund Hillary, Jane Goodall, Peter Benchley, David Remnick, Maya Angelou, Joseph Conrad, Diane Ackerman, and many others
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
  • 910
  • 910.4
Index
no index present
LC call number
G58
LC item number
.F8 1997
Literary form
non fiction
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McCarry, Charles
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Geography
Target audience
adult
Label
From the field : a collection of writings from National geographic, edited by Charles McCarry
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Yankee know-how at Machu Picchu
  • Mike Edwards
  • "Nichevo"
  • Tad Szulc
  • Corregidor revisited
  • William Graves
  • Fire fight in the Solomons
  • 2nd Lt. David Douglas Duncan, USMCR
  • Something great, something American
  • Arthur Zich
  • The road of hope
  • Hiram Bingham
  • William S. Ellis
  • Hue: my city, myself
  • Tran Van Dinh
  • "Some missed their chance"
  • Maynard Owen Williams
  • A minyan
  • Malgorzata Niezabitowska
  • To heal a nation
  • Joel L. Swerdlow
  • Until the stolen children die
  • Preventive measures
  • John J. Putman
  • War and peace in coral kingdom
  • Peter Benchley
  • Sharks: Feeding frenzy
  • Valerie Taylor
  • White death
  • Richard Ellis
  • The Pole at last?: "Mine at last!"
  • Robert E. Peary
  • "I will bank on Peary"
  • Owen Lattimore
  • Theodore Roosevelt
  • "I do not suppose that we can swear..."
  • Wally Herbert
  • Nothing above us
  • Sir Edmund Hillary as related to Beverley M. Bowie
  • Critique
  • Beverley M. Bowie
  • Frostbite
  • Barry Bishop
  • Avalanche!
  • Mountaintop war in remote
  • Bart McDowell
  • St. Helens: mountain with a death wish
  • Rowe Findley
  • The other Oregon
  • William Least Heat-Moon
  • Islands at the edge
  • Jennifer Ackerman
  • Old-time talk we still de talkem here!
  • Patricia Jones-Jackson
  • Monsoons
  • Ladakh W. E. Garrett
  • Priit J. Vesilind
  • The rain in Spain
  • Mark W. Harrington
  • The Peales: America's first family of art
  • Otto Friedrich
  • Saturday to Monday
  • Mark Girouard
  • The incredible potato
  • Robert E. Rhoades
  • Il trionfo di Gola
  • A word to the wise
  • Howard La Fay
  • Those proper and other Bostonians
  • Joseph Judge
  • A well-swept walk
  • Deborah Fallows
  • California desert
  • Barry Lopez
  • A lean year
  • Robert M. Poole
  • How Mrs. K got that way
  • John McCarry
  • Boyd Gibbons
  • All that glisters
  • Peter T. White
  • The business of chic
  • Nina Hyde
  • The thrush on the Island of Barra
  • Archibald MacLeish
  • Small-town America
  • Griffin Smith, Jr.
  • Two hearbeats
  • Wild man and wild beast in Africa
  • Cathy Newman
  • Oh! Susanna!
  • Roy Blount, Jr.
  • A barking snake
  • Mark B. Kerr
  • Theodore Roosevelt - Beautification in Bali
  • Gray matter
  • Donna K. and Gilbert M. Grosvenor
  • A Scidmore sampler. Tsunami
  • Morning in Benares
  • Climbing the gigantic mushroom
  • Eliza Ruhamah Scidmore
  • "Let me kill, let me kill"
  • Loren McIntyre
  • The celestial horse's mouth
  • Jere Van Dyk
  • Heart of Africa
  • Charles McCarry
  • Joseph Conrad
  • A season in the minors
  • David Lamb
  • Tough love in the outback
  • Erla Zwingle
  • The hard ride of Route 93
  • Michael Parfit
  • Into the blue. Not so fast!
  • Alexander Graham Bell
  • Lost over Mexico
  • Three men who made the magazine
  • Charles A. Lindbergh
  • Almost like someone singing
  • Anne Morrow Lindbergh
  • My beautiful air-tight cabin
  • Auguste Piccard
  • Preparing for the worst
  • Amelia Earhart
  • The underground railroad
  • Charles L. Blockson
  • They came to stay
  • Charles McCarry
  • Maya Angelou
  • Down the Zambezi
  • Paul Theroux
  • Swift justice in swat
  • William O. Douglas
  • Yesterday's lion
  • Shana Alexander
  • Dangerous prey
  • Geoffrey C. Ward
  • In praise of squirrels
  • The land of the Yellow Lama
  • Diane Ackerman
  • Teaching a dog to speak
  • Alexander Graham Bell
  • Tarantulas
  • Richard Conniff
  • Outwitting a three-toed sloth
  • David Attenborough
  • "I THINK SHE'S GOT IT!": Right among the apes
  • Jane Goodall
  • Learning the language
  • Joseph F. Rock
  • Dian Fossey
  • "Sir, the tiger!"
  • M. D. Chaturvedi
  • "Grizz" - of men and the great bear
  • Douglas H. Chadwick
  • Counting beavers
  • Peter Newman
  • Dinosaurs of the Gobi
  • Donovan Webster
  • The grave beneath St. Peter's
  • Shocking the Shilluk
  • James Fallows
  • The reader of the bones
  • Rick Gore
  • I found the bones of the Bounty
  • Luis Marden
  • The field itself
  • Shelby Foote
  • Who did he think he was?
  • Willie Morris
  • Agents of capitalism
  • Robert Caputo
  • Nicole Duplaix
  • Moscow: the new revolution
  • David Remnick
  • Unretouched photographs
  • Jon Thompson
  • A different code
  • Ross Terrill
  • Mujahidin
  • Debra Denker
  • Living with the monster - Chornobyl
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
444 pages
Isbn
9780792270126
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
97014217
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm36720050
  • (Sirsi) o36720050
  • (OCoLC)36720050
Label
From the field : a collection of writings from National geographic, edited by Charles McCarry
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Yankee know-how at Machu Picchu
  • Mike Edwards
  • "Nichevo"
  • Tad Szulc
  • Corregidor revisited
  • William Graves
  • Fire fight in the Solomons
  • 2nd Lt. David Douglas Duncan, USMCR
  • Something great, something American
  • Arthur Zich
  • The road of hope
  • Hiram Bingham
  • William S. Ellis
  • Hue: my city, myself
  • Tran Van Dinh
  • "Some missed their chance"
  • Maynard Owen Williams
  • A minyan
  • Malgorzata Niezabitowska
  • To heal a nation
  • Joel L. Swerdlow
  • Until the stolen children die
  • Preventive measures
  • John J. Putman
  • War and peace in coral kingdom
  • Peter Benchley
  • Sharks: Feeding frenzy
  • Valerie Taylor
  • White death
  • Richard Ellis
  • The Pole at last?: "Mine at last!"
  • Robert E. Peary
  • "I will bank on Peary"
  • Owen Lattimore
  • Theodore Roosevelt
  • "I do not suppose that we can swear..."
  • Wally Herbert
  • Nothing above us
  • Sir Edmund Hillary as related to Beverley M. Bowie
  • Critique
  • Beverley M. Bowie
  • Frostbite
  • Barry Bishop
  • Avalanche!
  • Mountaintop war in remote
  • Bart McDowell
  • St. Helens: mountain with a death wish
  • Rowe Findley
  • The other Oregon
  • William Least Heat-Moon
  • Islands at the edge
  • Jennifer Ackerman
  • Old-time talk we still de talkem here!
  • Patricia Jones-Jackson
  • Monsoons
  • Ladakh W. E. Garrett
  • Priit J. Vesilind
  • The rain in Spain
  • Mark W. Harrington
  • The Peales: America's first family of art
  • Otto Friedrich
  • Saturday to Monday
  • Mark Girouard
  • The incredible potato
  • Robert E. Rhoades
  • Il trionfo di Gola
  • A word to the wise
  • Howard La Fay
  • Those proper and other Bostonians
  • Joseph Judge
  • A well-swept walk
  • Deborah Fallows
  • California desert
  • Barry Lopez
  • A lean year
  • Robert M. Poole
  • How Mrs. K got that way
  • John McCarry
  • Boyd Gibbons
  • All that glisters
  • Peter T. White
  • The business of chic
  • Nina Hyde
  • The thrush on the Island of Barra
  • Archibald MacLeish
  • Small-town America
  • Griffin Smith, Jr.
  • Two hearbeats
  • Wild man and wild beast in Africa
  • Cathy Newman
  • Oh! Susanna!
  • Roy Blount, Jr.
  • A barking snake
  • Mark B. Kerr
  • Theodore Roosevelt - Beautification in Bali
  • Gray matter
  • Donna K. and Gilbert M. Grosvenor
  • A Scidmore sampler. Tsunami
  • Morning in Benares
  • Climbing the gigantic mushroom
  • Eliza Ruhamah Scidmore
  • "Let me kill, let me kill"
  • Loren McIntyre
  • The celestial horse's mouth
  • Jere Van Dyk
  • Heart of Africa
  • Charles McCarry
  • Joseph Conrad
  • A season in the minors
  • David Lamb
  • Tough love in the outback
  • Erla Zwingle
  • The hard ride of Route 93
  • Michael Parfit
  • Into the blue. Not so fast!
  • Alexander Graham Bell
  • Lost over Mexico
  • Three men who made the magazine
  • Charles A. Lindbergh
  • Almost like someone singing
  • Anne Morrow Lindbergh
  • My beautiful air-tight cabin
  • Auguste Piccard
  • Preparing for the worst
  • Amelia Earhart
  • The underground railroad
  • Charles L. Blockson
  • They came to stay
  • Charles McCarry
  • Maya Angelou
  • Down the Zambezi
  • Paul Theroux
  • Swift justice in swat
  • William O. Douglas
  • Yesterday's lion
  • Shana Alexander
  • Dangerous prey
  • Geoffrey C. Ward
  • In praise of squirrels
  • The land of the Yellow Lama
  • Diane Ackerman
  • Teaching a dog to speak
  • Alexander Graham Bell
  • Tarantulas
  • Richard Conniff
  • Outwitting a three-toed sloth
  • David Attenborough
  • "I THINK SHE'S GOT IT!": Right among the apes
  • Jane Goodall
  • Learning the language
  • Joseph F. Rock
  • Dian Fossey
  • "Sir, the tiger!"
  • M. D. Chaturvedi
  • "Grizz" - of men and the great bear
  • Douglas H. Chadwick
  • Counting beavers
  • Peter Newman
  • Dinosaurs of the Gobi
  • Donovan Webster
  • The grave beneath St. Peter's
  • Shocking the Shilluk
  • James Fallows
  • The reader of the bones
  • Rick Gore
  • I found the bones of the Bounty
  • Luis Marden
  • The field itself
  • Shelby Foote
  • Who did he think he was?
  • Willie Morris
  • Agents of capitalism
  • Robert Caputo
  • Nicole Duplaix
  • Moscow: the new revolution
  • David Remnick
  • Unretouched photographs
  • Jon Thompson
  • A different code
  • Ross Terrill
  • Mujahidin
  • Debra Denker
  • Living with the monster - Chornobyl
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
444 pages
Isbn
9780792270126
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
97014217
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm36720050
  • (Sirsi) o36720050
  • (OCoLC)36720050

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