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A Sand County almanac, and sketches here and there

Author: Aldo Leopold; Charles Walsh Schwartz
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1987, ©1949.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Nature writings of Aldo Leopold, one of the foremost conservationist of our century.
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Genre/Form: Guidebooks
Outdoor books
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Aldo Leopold; Charles Walsh Schwartz
ISBN: 0195053052 9780195053050 019505928X 9780195059281 0613924142 9780613924146 9780195007770 0195007778
OCLC Number: 16405709
Awards: Winner of National Outdoor Book Awards (Outdoor Classic) 2000
Description: xxviii, 228 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Introduction: The delights and dilemmas of a Sand County almanac --
Part I: Sand County almanac. January: January thaw ; February: Good oak ; March: The geese return ; April: Come high water ; Draba ; Bur oak ; Sky dance ; May: Back from the Argentine ; June: The Alder Fork ; July: Great possessions ; Prairie birthday ; August: The green pasture ; September: The choral copse ; October: Smoky gold ; Too early ; Red lanterns ; November: If I were the wind ; Axe-in-hand ; A mighty fortress ; December: Home range ; Pines above the snow ; 65290 --
Part 2: Sketches here and there. Wisconsin: Marshland elegy ; The sand counties ; Odyssey ; On a monument to the pigeon ; Flambeau ; Illinois and Iowa: Illinois bus ride ; Red legs kicking ; Arizona and New Mexico: On top ; Thinking like a mountain ; Escudilla ; Chihuahua and Sonora: Guacamaja ; The Green lagoons ; Song of the Gavilan ; Oregon and Utah: Cheat takes over ; Manitoba: Clandeboye --
Part 3: The upshot. Conservation esthetic ; Wildlife in American culture ; Wilderness ; The Land ethic ; About the author.
Other Titles: Sand County almanac
Sand County almanac
Sketches here and there
Responsibility: by Aldo Leopold ; illustrated by Charles W. Schwartz ; introduction by Robert Finch.
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