This is a 90" X 12" coffee table book. The big full-color stunning pictures by Jenny Hager mostly remind us of how beautiful and endearing our region is, but a few remind us of the threats and the damage already done. The essays, by outstanding writers, are "Along the Spine of Time by T. H. Watkins, "The Appalachians Last Stand" by Orie L. Loucks, "The Broken Web of Life" by Chris Bolgiano, "A Culture at Risk," by Mary Hufford, and "A Call to Action" by Philip Shabecoff.
San Francisco: Sierra Club Books, 1998. 216 pages with an Index, Scientific Bibliography, and a list of "Concerned Organizations and Government Agencies." Hardback in dust jacket.