Blood orchid: an unnatural history of America

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Random House, Aug 8, 1995 - History - 298 pages
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Bowden writes with Old Testament fury and twentieth-century anguish about America's self-destruction. In breathtaking language and a brilliantly modulated voice, he bears witness to an America that has too long been at war with itself and must finally confront what it has become.

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About the author (1995)

Journalist Charles Bowden has written eleven previous nonfiction books, including "Blood Orchid, Trust Me, Desierto, The Sonoran Desert, Frog Mountain Blues, " and "Killing the Hidden Waters." Winner of the 1996 Lannan Literary Award for Nonfiction, he lives in Tucson, Arizona.

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