The Control Of Nature

by McPhee, John

The Control of Nature is John McPhee's bestselling account of places where people are locked in combat with nature. Taking us deep into these contested territories, McPhee details the strategies and tactics through which people attempt to control nature. Most striking is his depiction of the main contestants: nature in complex and awesome guises, and those attempting to wrest control from her - stubborn, sometimes foolhardy, more often ingenious, and always arresting characters.


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Farrar, Straus and Giroux published a First Printing, First Edition hardcover in New York, 1989.


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McClelland & Stewart Inc published a softcover edition in Toronto, Canada, 1994.


Random House released an Audio Cassette edition in 1989.


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