Book description:Genre: Nonfiction
1st ed. of "Rising from the Plains(Annals of the Former World 3)".
ISBN 13: 9780374520656
Number of pages: 545
This is about high-country geology and a Rocky Mountain regional geologist. I raise that semaphore here at the start so no one will feel misled by an opening passage in which a slim young woman who is not in any sense a geologist steps down from a train in Rawlins, Wyoming, in order to go north by stagecoach into country that was still very much the Old West.So begins John