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American nature writing, 1999

Author: John A Murray
Publisher: Corvallis, OR. : Oregon State University Press, ©1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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An annual anthology on nature comprising eighteen essays. They range from Franklin Borrough's Of Moose and a Moose Hunter, to Ken Lamberton's Raptors and Flycatchers, his meditation on freedom as he watches birds fly about the prison where he is serving time.
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Genre/Form: Literary collections
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John A Murray
ISBN: 087071550X 9780870715501
OCLC Number: 42318493
Notes: "An annual collection of new and distinguished voices in contemporary nature writing"--Cover.
Description: xii, 225 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: Sanctuary / Susan Tweit --
Under the Cypress / Bruce Berger --
Shishmaref / Carolyn Kremers --
Raptors and flycatchers / Ken Lamberton --
Wild apples / Barbara Drake --
A wild and fierce freedon / David Petersen --
Saving Tibet / Natasha Ma --
Of moose and a moose hunter / Franklin Burroughs --
Heating with wood / Marybeth Holleman --
The sweet smell of pines at dawn / Jeff Ripple --
Circle of twine / Susan Marsh --
The way of a river / John Noland --
All the powerful invisible things / Gretchen Legler --
Beyond city limits / Glen Vanstrum --
Looking up / Kathryn Wilder --
Grabbing the bull by the antlers / Peter A. Christian --
White poplar, black locust / Louise Wagenknecht --
Autumn of falling leaves / John A. Murray.
Responsibility: selected by John Murray.

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An annual anthology on nature comprising eighteen essays. They range from Franklin Borrough's Of Moose and a Moose Hunter, to Ken Lamberton's Raptors and Flycatchers, his meditation on freedom as he watches birds fly about the prison where he is serving time.

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