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    • About This Life

    • Journeys on the Threshold of Memory
    • By: Barry Lopez
    • Narrated by: Barry Lopez
    • Length: 4 hrs and 56 mins
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 26
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    With the publication of his best selling Of Wolves and Men and the astonishing originality of Arctic Dreams, National Book Award winner Barry Lopez established himself as that rare writer whose every book is an event, among both critics and his devoted readers. In his autobiography, the author takes the listener on a literal and figurative journey through essays that provide great wisdom, insights into our times, and a new openness about himself.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Elegant and Wise

    • By Deborah on 12-20-11

    Regular price: $17.50

    • Thalia Book Club: John Luther Adams and Barry Lopez

    • By: Barry Lopez
    • Narrated by: John Luther Adams
    • Length: 1 hr and 14 mins
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    Longtime collaborators John Luther Adams and author Barry Lopez discuss their work, which explores environmental concerns and the relationship between the physical landscape and human culture. With a performance of "Among Red Mountains" by pianist Lisa Moore and a reading of Lopez's essay "The Invitation" by James Naughton.

    Regular price: $3.41

    • Light Action in the Caribbean

    • Stories
    • By: Barry Lopez
    • Narrated by: Barry Lopez
    • Length: 3 hrs and 12 mins
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    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 5
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 4
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 5

    A gardener finds love recultivating his soul; a reminiscing horse thief awaits retribution; a wayward stepson rediscovers his father in rows of filbert trees. Barry Lopez embraces fable, historical fiction, and contemporary social realism in these spellbinding stories, all informed by his deep spiritual connection to the natural world.

    Regular price: $13.26

    • Field Notes

    • The Grace Note of the Canyon Wren
    • By: Barry Lopez
    • Narrated by: Barry Lopez
    • Length: 2 hrs and 50 mins
    • Abridged
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 16
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 15
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    Field Notes completes Barry Lopez's trilogy that includes Desert Notes and River Notes. In these fictional stories, Lopez's characters must rediscover the wisdom and spiritual strength found in nature. Many of Lopez's vignettes are mystical and magical - a reckless desert sojourner is saved by birds; a botanist is led back to his family by wildflowers; a hunter is given a trapping lesson by wolverines.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Good Descriptive Writing

    • By Tyler Tanner on 06-28-16
    • The Grace Note of the Canyon Wren
    • By: Barry Lopez
    • Narrated by: Barry Lopez
    • Length: 2 hrs and 50 mins
    • Release date: 12-03-08
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 16 ratings

    Regular price: $13.26

    • Crossing Open Ground

    • By: Barry Lopez
    • Narrated by: Barry Lopez
    • Length: 2 hrs and 39 mins
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      4 out of 5 stars 27
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 18
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 16

    Elegantly told against a haunting melodic backdrop, Crossing Open Ground's brilliant descriptions will sweep you into a new perspective - the land both gives us strength and molds our souls.

    Regular price: $12.95

    • Thalia Book Club: John Luther Adams and Barry Lopez

    • By: Barry Lopez
    • Narrated by: John Luther Adams
    • Length: 1 hr and 14 mins
    • Original Recording
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    Longtime collaborators John Luther Adams and author Barry Lopez discuss their work, which explores environmental concerns and the relationship between the physical landscape and human culture. With a reading of Lopez's essay "The Invitation" by James Naughton.

    Regular price: $3.41