The Last Best Place includes over 230 stories, poems, reminiscences, and reports written by 140 men and women. The book is divided into eight sections with introductory essays by William Bevis, Mary Blew, William Kittredge, William Lang, Richard Roeder, Annick Smith, and James Welch.
Montana's literary landscape in descriptions of explorers' discoveries, stories from the mining and agricultural frontiers, and memoirs from Native Americans. Includes writers Meriwether Lewis and William Clark, Charlie Russell, Wallace Stegner, Dorothy Johnson, A.B. Guthrie, Jr. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)