Nicky Leach

Biography

Award-winning author Nicky Leach began visiting Utah's national parks 30 years ago and is constantly pulled back by the region's remarkable blend of natural beauty and human history. Born in England and trained as a teacher, Nicky uses her writing to both educate and inspire people to feel more aligned with nature's healing rhythms in their daily lives. She has written 45 guidebooks, including many other Sierra Press titles about parks in the Southwest and the Northwest. Her interpretive writing has been recognized with several National Park Service Cooperating association Awards for Interpretive Excellence. She lives in Santa Fe, New Mexico.

Books

The Parks of Washington
By Nicky Leach
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 18,370. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2011 by Park Partners, Inc. Category: Nonfiction
Award-winning author Nicky Leach's essays illuminate the extraordinary beauty of this evergreen landscape-a region that is both enticing and forbidding-providing the reader with a more complete understanding of this sublime landscape. Mount Rainier, Mount St. Helens, Olympic, North Cascades and the Columbia River Gorge are but a few of the highlights of this journey.
Monument Valley and The Navajo Reservation
By Nicky Leach
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 20,450. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2011 by Park Partners, Inc. Category: Nonfiction
One of the most iconic landscapes in the American Southwest, Monument Valley is a small, but immensely important, part of the Navajo Nation. Explore this varied land through the eyes and words of award-winning author Nicky Leach as she reveals the stories, legends, and natural history of this extraordinary landscape.
The Parks of New Mexico: A Traveler's Guide To The Land Of Enchantment
By Nicky Leach
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 27,440. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2011 by Park Partners, Inc. Category: Nonfiction
The most up-to-date publication available on the remarkable landscape of New Mexico. Award-winning author Nicky Leach's essays illuminate the hidden beauty that is the lure of this legendary landscape--a region that is both enticing and forbidding. Includes descriptions and information on all of New Mexico's National Parks, Monuments and Historic Sites as well as Santa Fe, Taos, and Albuquerque.
Canyonlands: Wilderness of Rocks
By Nicky Leach
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 12,540. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2011 by Park Partners, Inc. Category: Nonfiction
Located in southeastern Utah, Canyonlands National Park embraces some of the most spectacular, and remote, landscapes in the American West. Divided by both the Green and the Colorado rivers it has long attracted enthusiastic travelers who desire the challenges provided by this wilderness of rock. Nicky Leach's brilliant essays reveal the park's many moods and facets.
Alcatraz: 10,000 Years Of Life On The Rock
By Nicky Leach
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 17,450. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2011 by Park Partners, Inc. Category: Nonfiction
Known as one of the most infamous penitentiaries in American history, Alcatraz Island has a history filled with intrigue, heartbreak, and surprising beauty. Nearly 10,000 years of human history are revealed in Nicky Leach's brilliant re-telling of the true history of Alcatraz Island. From early American Indian use, to Civil War garrison, to military prison, and finally to federal penitentiary.
Zion National Park: Sanctuary In The Desert by Nicky Leach
By Nicky Leach
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 13,180. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2010 by Park Partners, Inc. Category: Nonfiction
One of Utah's most popular national parks, Zion is a magical place. Award-winning author Nicky Leach's heartfelt writing reveals the glory of Zion. In-depth information for the traveler assures a comprehensive understanding of this most precious of landscapes.
National Parks of Utah: A Journey To The Colorado Plateau
By Nicky Leach
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 20,710. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2010 by Park Partners, Inc. Category: Nonfiction
A concise, yet highly detailed, overview of the many national parks and monuments in Southern Utah. Award-winning author Nicky Leach reveals the splendor of the Colorado Plateau as few other writers can. Come Explore!
Arches National Park: Where Rock Meets Sky
By Nicky Leach
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 14,230. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2010 by Park Partners, Inc. Category: Nonfiction
Arches National Park is one of the most popular national parks in the Southwest. This guide provides the visitor with all the information needed to fully appreciate the beauty to be discovered here. Award-winning author Nicky Leach provides the reader with an eloquently written tour of the park and its many attributes.

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