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The Control of Nature

John McPhee

While John McPhee was working on his previous book, Rising from the Plains, he happened to walk by the engineering building at the University of Wyoming, where words etched in limestone said: "Strive on--the control of Nature is won, not given." In the morning sunlight, that central phrase--"the control of nature"--seemed to sparkle with unintended...
Publish Date
1990
September 1
First Published in 1989
Goodreads rating
4.26
ISBN
9780374522599
Recommendations
1
Recommendations
With all of the fires and so forth happening in California, I actually went back to read.      source