Stock Image

Rising From the Plains

McPhee, John

Published by FSG 1986/86, 1986
ISBN 10: 0374250820 / ISBN 13: 9780374250829
Used / Hardcover / Quantity Available: 1
From Simply Mail Books (Halifax, VA, U.S.A.)
Available From More Booksellers
View all  copies of this book
Add to basket
Price: 37.24
Convert Currency
Shipping: 0
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

Save for Later

About the Book

Bibliographic Details

Title: Rising From the Plains

Publisher: FSG 1986/86

Publication Date: 1986

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

Edition: First Edition.


Hardback Western 1st. Ed. Ex-Library Near Fine/Near fine; 33584. Bookseller Inventory # 33584

About this title:

Book ratings provided by GoodReads:
4.21 avg rating
(1,069 ratings)

Synopsis: Bestselling author McPhee takes us on another exciting geological excursion with this engaging account of life--past and present--in the high plains of Wyoming.

About the Author: John McPhee was born in Princeton, New Jersey, and was educated at Princeton University and Cambridge University. His writing career began at Time magazine and led to his long association with The New Yorker, where he has been a staff writer since 1965. Also in 1965, he published his first book, A Sense of Where You Are, with Farrar, Straus and Giroux, and in the years since, he has written nearly 30 books, including Oranges (1967), Coming into the Country (1977), The Control of Nature (1989), The Founding Fish (2002), Uncommon Carriers (2007), and Silk Parachute (2011). Encounters with the Archdruid (1972) and The Curve of Binding Energy (1974) were nominated for National Book Awards in the category of science. McPhee received the Award in Literature from the Academy of Arts and Letters in 1977.  In 1999, he was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Annals of the Former World.  He lives in Princeton, New Jersey.

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Bookseller & Payment Information

Payment Methods

This bookseller accepts the following methods of payment:

  • American Express
  • Cash
  • Check
  • MasterCard
  • Money Order
  • Visa

[Search this Seller's Books]

[List this Seller's Books]

[Ask Bookseller a Question]

Bookseller: Simply Mail Books
Address: Halifax, VA, U.S.A.

AbeBooks Bookseller Since: 20 August 2001
Bookseller Rating: 4-star rating

Terms of Sale:

Can only accept a Check, Cash or Money Order in the USA. Credit card customers will be accepted by ABE Commerce.

Shipping Terms:

Orders usually ship within 2-7 business days. Shipping costs are based on books weighing 2.2 LB, or 1 KG. If your book order is heavy or oversized, we may contact you to let you know extra shipping is required.

Store Description: Simply Mail Books specializes in new and used hardbacks and paperbacks books that are in fine to very good condition. We also excell at lst Editions or first printings (originals). We have well over 60,000 volumes of books to choose from. A sample of our selection includes romance, mystery, suspense, young adult, horror, insprirational, general fiction, fantasy, science fiction, collectibles, etc. At Simply Mail Books we believe in satisfying our customers through the quality of our books and the honesty and integrity of our service. Check Us Out and discover a book friend.