Volcano

an A to Z and Other Essays about Geology, Geography, and Geo-Travel in the American West

Neil Mathison

Neil Mathison's writing explores the many ways in which the physical world influences our lives. He muses on heritage, boats, and the sea; ponders how living in the shadow of a volcano shapes a person; and ties the physical world to deeper themes of human life, such as relationships and personal tragedies.
Date Published :
June 2017
Publisher :
Bauhan Publishing
Language:
English
Format Available    QuantityPrice
Paperback
ISBN : 9780872332294
Pages : 126
Dimensions : 9 X 6 inches
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Overview
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Neil Mathison's writing explores the many ways in which the physical world influences our lives. He muses on heritage, boats, and the sea; ponders how living in the shadow of a volcano shapes a person; and ties the physical world to deeper themes of human life, such as relationships and personal tragedies.

About The Author
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Neil Mathison, an essayist and short-story writer, has been a naval officer, a nuclear engineer, an expatriate businessman living in Hong Kong, a corporate vice-president, and a stay-at-home dad. His work has appeared in The Ontario Review, Georgia Review, Southern Humanities Review, North American Review, North Dakota Quarterly, Agni, Pangolin Papers, Blue Mesa Review, and elsewhere. Born in Brazil, he grew up in Seattle, graduated from the US Naval Academy, and ultimately returned to the Northwest where he now lives and writes.

TABLE OF CONTENTS
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Acknowledgments
Maps
My Tahoe
My Redwoods
Ice
Catastrophic Columbia
Volcano: an A to Z
Wooden Boat
Twenty-two Ways to Lose and (Maybe) Regain Paradise

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