Book awards: San Francisco Chronicle list of The 20th Century's 100 Best Nonfiction of the American West

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The Woman Warrior: Memoirs of a Girlhood Among Ghosts by Maxine Hong Kingston30
And the Band Played On: Politics, People, and the AIDS Epidemic by Randy Shilts1999
Arctic Dreams: Imagination and Desire in a Northern Landscape by Barry Lopez1999
Assembling California by John McPhee1999
Bad Land: An American Romance by Jonathan Raban1999
Beyond the Hundredth Meridian: John Wesley Powell and the Second Opening of the West by Wallace Stegner1999
The Big Four: The Story of Huntington, Stanford, Hopkins, and Crocker, and of the Building of the Central Pacific by Oscar Lewis1999
Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee by Dee Brown1999
Cadillac Desert: The American West and Its Disappearing Water by Marc Reisner1999
City of quartz : excavating the future in Los Angeles by Mike Davis1999
Crazy Horse, the strange man of the Oglalas: a biography by Mari Sandoz1999
Dancing at the Edge of the World: Thoughts on Words, Women, Places by Ursula K. Le Guin1999
Desert Solitaire: A Season in the Wilderness by Edward Abbey1999
Great Plains by Ian Frazier1999
The Great Plains by Walter Prescott Webb1999
The Land of Little Rain by Mary Austin1999
The Log from the Sea of Cortez by John Steinbeck1999
My First Summer in the Sierra by John Muir1999
Ordeal by Hunger: The Story of the Donner Party by George R. Stewart1999
A Sand County Almanac by Aldo Leopold1999
The solace of open spaces by Gretel Ehrlich1999
This House of Sky: Landscapes of a Western Mind by Ivan Doig1999
The White Album by Joan Didion1999
The World Rushed In: The California Gold Rush Experience by J. S. Holliday1999
Zen Mind, Beginner's Mind by Shunryu Suzuki1999

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The Chronicle Western 100 in nonfiction the best books of the 20th century written in or about, or by an author from, the Western United States. Based on a reader poll.

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