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Through a green lens : fifty years of writing for nature

Author: Robert Michael Pyle
Publisher: Corvallis : Oregon State University Press, 2016.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Arranged by decade, Through a Green Lens presents a sampling of Robert Michael Pyle's work over fifty years, from his first heartfelt essay, written on mountain motel stationery in 1965, to a book  Read more...

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Pyle, Robert Michael.
Through a green lens.
Corvallis : Oregon State University Press, 2016
(DLC) 2016036920
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Michael Pyle
ISBN: 9780870718816 0870718819
OCLC Number: 946905494
Description: 251 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction: Dancing with Pan --
Reflections from Silver Plume (1965) --
Conservation and Natural History (1968) --
Our Wilderness Anniversary (1968) --
On Immensity and Usufruct (1968) --
Union Bay: A Life-After-Death Plant-In (1970) --
Willapa Bay (1970) --
A Colorado Yankee in Cromwell Country (1972) --
Silk Moth of the Railroad Yards (1975) --
The Death of a Moth: Rejoinder to Virginia Woolf (1976) --
The Bramble Patch Trap (1976) --
The Extinction of Experience (1978) --
The Particular Pleasures of Small Islands (1979) --
Butterflies: Now You See Them (1981) --
The Niche of a Naturalist (1982) --
Close Encounters: A Naturalist Looks at the Ethics of First Contact (1988) --
No Soil Required (1993) --
Receding from Grief (1993) --
In Praise of the Tangled Bank (1994) --
Damning the Sacred (1994) --
Ditch, Creek, River (1995) --
Elegy Written in Country Farmyard (1995) --
I Was a Teenage Lepidopterist (1996) --
On the Outside (1998) --
The Earth Turns, and We Go On (2000) --
Resurrection Ecology: Bring Back the Xerces Blue! (2000) --
Reflections in a Golden Eye (2000) --
Las Monarcas: Butterflies on Thin Ice (2001) --
The Journey Home (2001) --
Reincorporation (2001) --
The Rise and Fall of Natural History (2001) --
Fat with Frits (2002) --
Postcards from the Pleistocene: Saving Hendrickson Canyon (2005) --
How to Love a River (2005) --
The Beauty of Butterfly Nets (2006) --
Always a Naturalist (2007) --
Volcanic Blues: or, How the Butterfly Tamed the Volcano (2008) --
World without Violets (2009) --
Evening Falls on the Maladaptive Ape (2010) --
A Nat'ral Histerrical Feller in an Unwondering age (2011) --
Two Essays from Billy Meadows (2011) --
Parents without Children: Confessions of a Favorite Uncle (2012) --
Back to the Big Spring: Where Rivers Come From, and Where They Go (2012) --
My Heresy (2013) --
Free Range Kids: Why Unfettered Play Is Essential to Our Species (2014) --
Of Owls and Angels (2015) --
The Earth Whispers and Croon (2015) --
Headbone and Hormone (2015).
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"Through a Green Lens is an unusually intelligent and beautiful read that captures the ever-evolving substance of nature as much as a creative mind in splendid bloom." Scott Neuffer, Foreword Reviews

 
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