Terry Tempest Williams


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Terry Tempest Williams (born September 8, 1955), is an American author, conservationist and activist. Williams’ writing is rooted in the American West and has been significantly influenced by the arid landscape of her native Utah in which she was raised. Her work ranges from issues of ecology and wilderness preservation, to women's health, to exploring our relationship to culture and ... more »

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  • I think an erotics of place may be one of the reasons why environmentalists are seen as subversive. There is a backlash now:... [ellipsis in source] take all the regulations away; weaken existing legi...
    Terry Tempest Williams, U.S. author and environmentalist. As quoted in Listen to Their Voices, ch. 10, by Mickey Pearlman (1993). Speculating on t...
  • ''... memory is the only way home.''
    Terry Tempest Williams, U.S. author. As quoted in Listen to Their Voices, ch. 10, by Mickey Pearlman (1993).
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