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Western Lit: ‘Because It Is So Beautiful’ Features Masterful Essays That Unravel the Mystique of the American West

For Robert Leonard Reid, protecting wilderness is a literary act. The Carson City, Nev.-based writer has spent 40 years roving Western landscapes in an effort to preserve them, primarily through his words. Reid’s latest work, Because It Is So Beautiful: Unraveling the Mystique of the American West, displays an almost claustral curiosity: An exploratory spirit […]