Summary: naturalist and nonfiction author whose book The Anthropology of Turquoise Meditations on Landscape, Art & Spirit was nominated for a Pulitzer Prize in 2003, who used the Southwest as the setting and subject for what she referred to as "land-based literature."
Cause of Death: Apparent heart attack or an aneurysm
Born: June 21, 1946
Died: November 4, 2004
Location: Bluff, Utah