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Natural histories : stories from the Tennessee Valley

Author: Stephen Lyn Bales
Publisher: Knoxville : University of Tennessee Press, ©2007.
Series: Outdoor Tennessee series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"In sixteen essays, naturalist Stephen Lyn Bales ventures far and wide among the richly diverse flora and fauna of his native Tennessee Valley. Whether describing the pivotal role the hedge plant Osage orange played in a key Civil War battle or the political firestorm that attended the discovery of a tiny fish dubbed the snail darter, Bales illuminates the complicated relationships between humans and their neighbors  Read more...
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Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen Lyn Bales
ISBN: 1572335610 9781572335615
OCLC Number: 70830959
Description: xviii, 261 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: Winter. Carolina chickadee ; River cane ; Beaver ; American toad --
Spring. Freshwater mussels ; Whip-poor-will ; Periodical cicadas ; Gray bat --
Summer. Passionflower ; Darters ; Pawpaw ; Opossum --
Fall. Wild turkey ; Osage orange ; Eastern sycamore ; Bald eagle.
Series Title: Outdoor Tennessee series.
Responsibility: Stephen Lyn Bales ; with a foreword by Sam Venable.
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"In sixteen essays, naturalist Stephen Lyn Bales ventures far and wide among the richly diverse flora and fauna of his native Tennessee Valley. Whether describing the pivotal role the hedge plant Osage orange played in a key Civil War battle or the political firestorm that attended the discovery of a tiny fish dubbed the snail darter, Bales illuminates the complicated relationships between humans and their neighbors in the natural world."--BOOK JACKET.

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