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Meadowland : the private life of an English field

Author: John Lewis-Stempel
Publisher: London : Black Swan, 2015. ©2014
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Black Swan editionView all editions and formats
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This book is the Winner of The Thwaites Wainright Prize 2015. What really goes on in the long grass? Meadowland gives an unique and intimate account of an English meadow's life from January to December, together with its biography. In exquisite prose, John Lewis-Stempel records the passage of the seasons from cowslips in spring to the hay-cutting of summer and grazing in autumn, and includes the biographies of the  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Lewis-Stempel
ISBN: 9780552778992 0552778990
OCLC Number: 915516542
Notes: Originally published: London : Doubleday, 2014.
Description: 293 pages : illustrations, map ; 20 cm
Responsibility: John Lewis-Stempel.

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In exquisite prose, John Lewis-Stempel records the passage of the seasons from cowslips in spring to the hay-cutting of summer and grazing in autumn, and includes the biographies of the animals that  Read more...

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