Portland State University. Department of English
Date of Publication
Master of Fine Arts (M.F.A.) in Creative Writing
Upper Peninsula (Mich.)
1 online resource (ii, 115 pages)
The Kingston Plains are nine-and-a-half square miles of stump prairie -- a field of stumps from a previously logged forest -- in the central Upper Peninsula of Michigan. Through a mix of personal essay and research, this nonfiction work explores the author's fascination with the area by examining its soil, forest ecology, lumber history, fire ecology, and potential symbolism for a different way of processing the world around us.
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Myers, Mackenzie Rae, "An Exquisite Loneliness: Ruin and Rebirth in Michigan's Upper Peninsula" (2016). Dissertations and Theses. Paper 3028.