Book News Photographer and writer Wuerthner captures the grandeur and beauty of Yosemite National Park in the heart of the Sierra Nevada. The text discusses European exploration of the Sierra Nevada, the Gold Rush and Indian wars, the creation of the park, the battle over Hetch Hetchy and other topics related to the park's history, as well as wildlife management, tourism, and specific regions such as southern Yosemite, the valley, and the high country. The color photographs are accompanied by explanatory text. Oversize: 8.75x11.50. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
Mbi Pub Co
A pictorial tribute with outstanding color photographs of the familiar Yosemite vistas, plus the back-country areas.
From legendary photographer Ansel Adams to renowned writer John Muir, Yosemite National Park has inspired generations of artists, photographers, and writers. Today, Yosemite’s dramatic waterfalls and vibrant meadows, exalted mountains and glassy lakes, still inspire all who encounter them. Join writer, photographer, and ecologist George Wuethner as he explores Yosemite, America’s most revered terrain. Climb Half Dome, wander endless green meadows, feel the mist of Yosemite Falls--the tallest waterfall in North America--and behold the majesty of the giant sequoias. Bring home Yosemite: The Grace & Grandeur and immerse yourself in the rich experience of Yosemite, a land beckoning expeditions, promising renewal, and enriching our souls.