Tamalpais walking poetry, history, and prints by Tom Killion

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Published by Heyday Books in Berkeley, Calif .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Artistic collaboration -- United States,
  • Tamalpais, Mount (Calif.) -- In art,
  • Tamalpais, Mount (Calif.) -- Poetry

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Book details

StatementTom Killion and Gary Snyder.
GenreIn art., Poetry.
ContributionsSnyder, Gary.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsNX653.T36 K55 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18736407M
ISBN 109781597140973
LC Control Number2008034831

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