by Lauret Savoy
Reviewed by Linda:
Mount Holyoke professor Lauret Savoy, a scholar of environmental studies and geology and a woman of mixed heritage, writes lyrically of the American landscape and its troubled past. Which inhabitants of the land are remembered? Which are forgotten? Who decides? Wherever she turns her attention - Arizona, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Michigan, and locally Deerfield - Savoy exposes the emptiness of our official, sanctioned histories, and alerts us to the triumphs and tragedies that are left out.