Books Home Ground Language for an American Landscape by Barry Lopez and Debra Gwartney Hardcover, 449 pages, Pgw, List Price: $29.95 | purchase close overlay Buy Featured Book TitleHome GroundSubtitleLanguage for an American LandscapeAuthorBarry Lopez and Debra Gwartney Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How? Amazon Independent Booksellers Book Summary Provides over eight hundred and fifty terms that describe American landscape by forty-five well-known writers, including Jon Krakauer, Terry Tempest Williams, Barbara Kingsolver, Charles Frazier, and Robert Hass. Genres: Nonfiction Science & Health Also by Barry Lopez Arctic Dreams Facebook Twitter Google+ Email NPR stories about Home Ground Book Selections to Nourish the Mind at the Holidays December 11, 2006 It's the time of the year again when we're thinking about what gifts we might give to our family and friends. To our book guide Alan Cheuse, of course, "gift" means "books." Here are some of his recommendations. Book Selections to Nourish the Mind at the Holidays Listen Toggle more options Download Embed Embed <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/6582665/6608590" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player"> Transcript Around the Nation Writers Preserve American Landscape Words November 16, 2006 A group of writers has collected more than 800 fading landscape terms in a new book — Home Ground: Language for an American Landscape-- in hopes of keeping them from going extinct. Writers Preserve American Landscape Words Listen Toggle more options Download Embed Embed <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/6497654/6498533" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player"> Transcript Excerpt: 'Home Ground' November 16, 2006 Poets and writers come together to preserve words describing the American landscape in an excerpt from the book Home Ground, edited by Barry Lopez.