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Postscripts : retrospections on time and place

Author: Robert L Root
Publisher: Lincoln, Nebraska : University of Nebraska Press, 2012.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Walt Whitman's meditation on time is the undercurrent running through Postscripts, a series of reflections on finding one's place in the endless chain of time. In linked essays, Robert Root ranges across American terrains and landscapes including locales as varied as Walden Pond and Mesa Verde, the mountains of Montana and the coastline of Maine, Great Lakes shorelines and Manhattan on the first day of the war with  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Root, Robert.
Postscripts : Retrospections on Time and Place.
Lincoln : UNP - Nebraska Paperback, ©2012
Named Person: Robert L Root; Robert L Root
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Robert L Root
ISBN: 9780803243453 0803243456
OCLC Number: 804665250
Description: 1 online resource (ix, 198 pages)
Contents: Prologue : words in the wind (the Green Mountains, Vermont) --
To think of time (the Habitation, Nova Scotia) --
The pattern of life indelible (Belgrade Lakes, Maine) --
The everlastingly great look of the sky (Walden Pond, Massachusetts) --
Here is New York (New York, New York) --
Anasazi (the Four Corners) --
Knowing where you've been (the Bitterroot Mountains, Montana) --
Shore lines (the Great Lakes) --
Of trees and time (Warren Woods, Michigan) --
Malabar Farm (Malabar Farm State Park, Ohio) --
Terra cognita (Acadia National Park, Maine) --
Time and tide (Acadia National Park, Maine) --
Epilogue : postscript to a postscript to "the ring of time" (Sarasota, Florida).
Responsibility: Robert Root.

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Walt Whitman's meditation on time is the undercurrent running through Postscripts, a series of reflections on finding one's place in the endless chain of time. In linked essays, Robert Root ranges  Read more...

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"Through his essays in Postscripts, Root compels the reader to share his sense of humility in the face of an "enduring and unchangeable natural order.""-Karunesh Tuli, Foreword Reviews -- Karunesh Read more...

 
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