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By Stephen R. Jones

It is a space that has captivated and encouraged tourists, philosophers, and artists for hundreds of years. lengthy celebrated as some of the most visually attractive areas of the yank panorama, it's also some of the most traditionally major. And now, this enormous, 25,000-square-mile expanse often called the Nebraska Sandhills is delivered to existence with ardour, point of view, and ecological timeliness in an unforgettable assortment via Stephen Jones.

The final Prairie is a unprecedented triumph of the essayist's artwork. by way of turns swish and penetrating, introspective and common, ruminative and prescient, the 20 essays in The final Prairie embodies the essence of Sandhills existence. Jones can provide a chain of riveting debts of the Sandhills, wildlife, natural world, and wealthy cultural background. interesting descriptions of bald eagles, trumpeter swans, and the once a year migratory flight of a half-million sandhill cranes stand along both vibrant bills of trailblazing homesteaders, variety wars, and devastating prairie fires. Jones speaks eloquently to such undying subject matters as humanity's look for group and the binds that bind guy and nature.

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