This America of ours : Bernard and Avis DeVoto and the forgotten fight to save the wild
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Boston : Mariner Books, [2022].
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9780358438816, 0358438810
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Milton Public Library - Adult Non-Fiction
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Published
Boston : Mariner Books, [2022].
Physical Desc
xviii, 334 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, map ; 24 cm
Language
English
ISBN
9780358438816, 0358438810

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Includes bibliographical references (pages 320-322) and index.
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"In late-1940s America, few writers commanded attention like Bernard DeVoto. Alongside his brilliant wife and editor, Avis, DeVoto was a firebrand of American liberty, free speech, and perhaps our greatest national treasure: public lands. But when a corrupt band of lawmakers, led by Senator Pat McCarran, sought to quietly cede millions of acres of national parks and other western lands to logging, mining, and private industry, the DeVotos entered the fight of their lives. Bernard and Avis built a broad grassroots coalition to sound the alarm--from Julia and Paul Child to Ansel Adams, Arthur Schlesinger Jr., Alfred Knopf, Adlai Stevenson, and Wallace Stegner--while the very pillars of American democracy, embodied in free and public access to Western lands, hung in the balance. Their dramatic crusade would earn them censorship and blacklisting by Joe McCarthy, J. Edgar Hoover, and Roy Cohn, and it even cost Bernard his life."--Front jacket flap.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Schweber, N. (2022). This America of ours: Bernard and Avis DeVoto and the forgotten fight to save the wild (First edition.). Mariner Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Schweber, Nate. 2022. This America of Ours: Bernard and Avis DeVoto and the Forgotten Fight to Save the Wild. Mariner Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Schweber, Nate. This America of Ours: Bernard and Avis DeVoto and the Forgotten Fight to Save the Wild Mariner Books, 2022.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Schweber, Nate. This America of Ours: Bernard and Avis DeVoto and the Forgotten Fight to Save the Wild First edition., Mariner Books, 2022.

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