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Ashe County Public Library 551.447 MAC (Text) 50503300443142 Adult New Nonfiction Available -
Black Mountain Library 551.447 MAC (Text) 0020512470244 Adult New Nonfiction Checked out 03/12/2020
Braswell Memorial Main Library 551.44 MAC (Text) 37807000009873 Adult Nonfiction In transit -
Canton Library 551.447 MacFarlane (Text) 33115007669749 Adult New Nonfiction Checked out 03/04/2020
East Regional Library 551.447 M (Text) 31781066207216 Adult Nonfiction On holds shelf -
Forsyth Central 551.447 M (Text) 0112521962373 Adult Nonfiction Checked out 02/24/2020
Forsyth Central ANF (Text) FOR714081590457 On Order In process -
Goldsboro Library 551.447 MAC (Text) 900000000851114 Adult Nonfiction Available -
Haywood County Main Library 551.447 MacFarlane (Text) 33115007669745 Adult Nonfiction In transit -
Henderson Main Branch 551.447 M (Text) 33258008592425 Adult New Nonfiction Checked out 02/24/2020
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  • ISBN: 9780393242140
  • ISBN: 0393242145
  • Physical Description: viii, 488 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
  • Edition: First American edition.
  • Publisher: New York : W. W. Norton & Company, 2019.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 447-464) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
First chamber -- Descending -- Seeing (Britain) -- Second chamber -- Hiding (Europe) -- Third chamber -- Haunting (The north).
Summary, etc.:
An extraordinary journey into our relationship with darkness, burial, and what lies beneath the surface of both place and mind. Traveling through ٢deep time٣ - the dizzying expanses of geologic time that stretch away from the present - we move from the birth of the universe to a post-human future, from the prehistoric art of Norwegian sea caves to the blue depths of the Greenland ice cap, from Bronze Age funeral chambers to the catacomb labyrinth below Paris, and from the underground fungal networks through which trees communicate to a deep-sunk ٢hiding place٣ where nuclear waste will be stored for 100,000 years to come. ٢Woven through Macfarlane's own travels are the unforgettable stories of descents into the underland made across history by explorers, artists, cavers, divers, mourners, dreamers, and murderers, all of whom have been drawn for different reasons to seek what Cormac McCarthy calls ٢the awful darkness within the world.٣Global in its geography and written with great lyricism and power, Underland speaks powerfully to our present moment. Taking a deep-time view of our planet, Macfarlane here asks a vital and unsettling question: ٢Are we being good ancestors to the future Earth?٣ Underland marks a new turn in Macfarlane's long-term mapping of the relations of landscape and the human heart. From its remarkable opening pages to its deeply moving conclusion, it is a journey into wonder, loss, fear, and hope. At once ancient and urgent, this is a book that will change the way you see the world.--book jacket.
Subject: Civilization, Subterranean.
Underground areas > History.
Voyages and travels.
Geology.
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