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Canyon Perspectives: Celebrating 100 Years of the Grand Canyon


This year marks the 100th anniversary of Grand Canyon National Park, a jewel of the National Park Service. The park is as much an environmental icon as a cultural one. Four authors share their experiences writing about and working in this special place.


Panelists
Nathaniel Brodie

Nathaniel has served as a public lands employee for 16 seasons. Eight of those were working on the Grand Canyon National Park Service trail crew, the subject of his memoir "Steel on Stone: Living and Working in the Grand Canyon....

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Stephen Pyne

Stephen J. Pyne is an emeritus professor at Arizona State University. He is the author of more than 30 books, including "Style and Story," "The Ice," "How the Canyon Became Grand" and "Voyager: Exploration, Space, and the Third Great Age of Discovery....

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John Ross

John Ross is a former editor of American Heritage and an historian with extensive whitewater experience. His previous books are "Enduring Courage: Ace Pilot Eddie Rickenbacker and the Dawn of the Age of Speed" and "War on the Run: The Epic Story of Robert Rogers and the Conquest of America's First Frontier," which won the Fort Ticonderoga Award for Contributions to American History....

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