Refuge: An Unnatural History of Family and Place
Place Published: New York
Publisher: Pantheon Books
Date Published: 1991
Edition: First edition
Book Id: 48271
SIGNED. 304pp. Octavo [21.5 cm] in boards over cloth spine. Light soiling and a few short tears to jacket; light rubbing to boards at extremities; several dog-ears and occasional pencil marginalia throughout, blank page preceding rear free endpaper torn out.
Signed by the author on the title page. 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.