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The authors mentioned during this ebook, together with James Fenimore Cooper, William Faulkner, Toni Morrison, Alice Walker, and Leslie Marmon Silko, position this cross-cultural touch in nature, not just collapsing cultural and racial barriers, but in addition complicating divisions among 'wilderness' and 'civilization.'

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