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Barcode37821002506257
LocationMarshall District
TitleBrave the wild river : the untold story of two women who mapped the botany of the Grand Canyon / Melissa L. Sevigny.
AuthorSevigny, Melissa L., 1986- author.
Call No578.097 SEV
CollectionAdult New Arrivals

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International Standard Book Number 9780393868234
International Standard Book Number 0393868230
Dewey Decimal Classification Number 580.92 Sevigny
Personal Name Sevigny, Melissa L., 1986- author.
Title Statement Brave the wild river : the untold story of two women who mapped the botany of the Grand Canyon / Melissa L. Sevigny.
Imprint New York : W.W. Norton and Company, 2023.
Physical Description 290 pages : illustrations (black and white), map, portraits, photographs ; 23 cm.
Bibliography, Etc. Note Includes bibliographical references (pages [263]-280) and index.
Formatted Contents Note Prologue: Stranded -- On the Borders of Precipices -- Have You Seen That River? -- A Mighty Poor Place for Women -- There Goes the Mexican Hat! -- A Beautiful Pea-Green Boat -- Delayed -- Hell, Yes! What River? -- Paradise -- A Most Unusual and Hazardous Means -- A Hundred Personalities -- Lonely for the River -- Heaven As I Go Along -- Legendary -- Epilogue: A Woman's Place.
Summary, Etc. The story of two pioneering female botanists, Elzada Clover and Lois Jotter, and their historic 1938 boat trip down the Colorado River which led them to be the first to survey and catalog the plant life of the Grand Canyon.
Subject-Personal Name Clover, Elzada U., 1897-1980 Travel Arizona Grand Canyon.
Subject-Personal Name Jotter Cutter, Lois, 1914-2013 Travel Arizona Grand Canyon.
Subject Added Entry - Topical Term Women travelers Arizona Grand Canyon History 20th century.
Subject Added Entry - Geographical Term Grand Canyon (Ariz.) Discovery and exploration.