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Out of the woods : a bird watcher's year

Author: Ora E Anderson; Deborah Griffith
Publisher: Athens : Ohio University Press, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Takes us on a journey through the seasons and a joyous celebration of growing old. This work includes fifty-nine essays and poems, which reveal the insights and recollections of a keen-eyed observer  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Anecdotes
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Anderson, Ora E., 1911-2006.
Out of the woods.
Athens : Ohio University Press, ©2007
(DLC) 2006039607
Named Person: Ora E Anderson; Ora E Anderson
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ora E Anderson; Deborah Griffith
ISBN: 9780821442449 0821442449
OCLC Number: 614482272
Description: 1 online resource (xvii, 176 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Preface: Why I Write xv --
Spring --
Summer --
Fall --
Winter. Preface: Why I write --
Spring. Wind Borne --
Restless March --
Spring washes its face --
What bird is that? --
Birding memories, past and future --
Early mist --
Devious ducks --
Wading in beaver ponds --
Mid-April morning --
Old, old April --
A day in early May --
The virtuoso brown thrasher --
Early June troubles --
Quicksilver --
Summer. Fairy dust --
Birds along the hocking --
The chat --
Gentle hours --
Evensong --
Looking back --
Rubythroat --
The geese fly now --
Waning July --
The sound of longing --
Lost- by choice --
Night shadows --
The passing of August --
September lament --
Thirteen jays! --
Fall. Letters home --
Lonesomeness --
Giving thanks --
Eighty-fourth birthday --
The lingerer --
October omens --
The daytime trip of the nighthawks --
An October walk --
Reverie --
At last, the rains --
Autumn stage settings --
Invocation --
White-throated sparrow --
November's end --
Autumn's encore --
Winter. December snow --
My backyard adventures --
Ring in the new --
The "old" year --
Hill country streams --
Visitors in the snow --
Overture --
Bird-watching surprises --
Settling in --
Winter's serenade --
The long cold --
Do-nothing day --
This land and I --
Suddenly it's spring --
To an old farm.
Responsibility: Ora E. Anderson ; edited by Deborah Griffith ; illustrations by Julie Zickefoose ; foreword by Jean Andrews.

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