alibris logo

The Anthropology of Turquoise: Reflections on Desert, Sea, Stone, and Sky

by

In this invigorating mix of natural history and adventure, artist-naturalist Ellen Meloy uses turquoise--the color and the gem--to probe deeper into our profound human attachment to landscape. From the Sierra Nevada, the Mojave Desert, the Yucatan Peninsula, and the Bahamas to her home ground on the high plateaus and deep canyons of the Southwest, we journey with Meloy through vistas of both great beauty and great desecration. Her keen vision makes us look anew at ancestral mountains, turquoise seas, and even motel ...

loading
  • Book Details
  • Seller
The Anthropology of Turquoise: Reflections on Desert, Sea, Stone, and Sky
2003, Vintage, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780375708138

Trade paperback

Filter Results
Shipping
Item Condition
Seller Rating
Other Options
Change Currency