Refuge: An Unnatural History of Family and Place
Williams, Terry Tempest , Jennifer Dewey(illus.)
Place Published: New York
Publisher: Pantheon Books
Date Published: 1991
Edition: Second edition
Book Id: 18443
SIGNED. 304 pp. Octavo [22 cm] 1/2 green cloth with tan paper covered boards. boards. Near fine. There is a gift inscription above Terry Tempest Williams' signature. The dust jacket is in very good condition. There is a one inch closed tear, along with a tiny chip and a short closed tear, in the top edge.
A moving story about the author's mother who is diagnosed with ovarian cancer during the same year that the Great Salt Lake rose to record heights, threatening to destroy the fragile wetlands in the surrounding area. She writes about the loss that accompanies both of these devastating events.