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The oak behind the house

Author: B A King
Publisher: New York : Quantuck Lane Press : Distributed by W.W. Norton, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"Acclaimed naturalist photographer B. A. King presents a poignant photographic memorial to the magnificent Northern Red Oak that presided over his family and home in Southborough, Massachusetts. Almost 400 years old, the oak became a wise and comforting touchstone for the lives that grew up beneath its low, welcoming branches, Compiled from over thirty years of photographs taken at all times of day, in all kinds of
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Genre/Form: Pictorial works
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
King, B. A.
Oak behind the house.
New York : Quantuck Lane Press : Distributed by W.W. Norton, c2007
(OCoLC)680559945
Named Person: B A King; B A King
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: B A King
ISBN: 9781593720292 1593720297
OCLC Number: 85814177
Notes: "A Black Ice book."
Description: 93 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Responsibility: B.A. King.

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"Acclaimed naturalist photographer B. A. King presents a poignant photographic memorial to the magnificent Northern Red Oak that presided over his family and home in Southborough, Massachusetts. Almost 400 years old, the oak became a wise and comforting touchstone for the lives that grew up beneath its low, welcoming branches, Compiled from over thirty years of photographs taken at all times of day, in all kinds of weather, these images are testament to the tree's rich role in the rituals of family life - marriages, lazy afternoons, children at play - carried out in and around the majestic oak.

Lovely and elegiac, this book is a powerful meditation on transience and inheritance revealed through the deep connection between a family and the surrounding natural world."--BOOK JACKET.

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