Mysteries of terra firma

the age and evolution of the world by James Lawrence Powell

Publisher: Free Press in New York

Written in English
Published: Pages: 256 Downloads: 522
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Subjects:

  • Geological time,
  • Plate tectonics,
  • Catastrophes (Geology)

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index

StatementJames Lawrence Powell
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQE508 .P68 2001
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 256 p. :
Number of Pages256
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17029145M
ISBN 10068487282X
LC Control Number2001051123

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In Terra Firma, Selected by Denise Levertov for the National Poetry Series and winner of the American Book Award and the Bay Area Book Reviewers’ Award, Thomas Centolella establishes a mature vision, with narratives and meditations that seek a communal poems spoken intimately, as though to a friend, Centolella balances between the stoical and the sentimental, visiting.

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