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Fauna and flora, earth and sky [electronic resource] : brushes with nature's wisdom / Trudy Dittmar.

By: Dittmar, Trudy, 1944-.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Sightline books: Publisher: Iowa City : University of Iowa Press, c2003Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 218 p.).ISBN: 1587294427 (electronic bk.); 9781587294426 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Natural history -- West (U.S.) | Mountain animals -- West (U.S.) | Dittmar, Trudy, 1944- | Human ecology | NATURE -- Essays | NATURE -- Reference | TRAVEL -- Special Interest -- EcotourismGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Fauna and flora, earth and sky.DDC classification: 508.78 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Prologue -- Pronghorn -- Cows, Arrogance, the Natures of Things -- The Porcupine's Old Clothes -- Moose -- Going to Rainbow -- Paedomorph Pools and Other Blighted Bounties -- Cache -- Still Point -- Wolf Show, Truman, Ersatz Moon -- Men and the Blue Lights of Nature.
Summary: "[Fauna and Flora, Earth and Sky] is, in fact, the most intelligent, thoughtful, original, challenging, and highly entertaining work of nature writing since Barry Lopez's Artic Dreams. . . . It is her broad scope of contemplation, combined with her fiercely beautiful and detailed renderings of passion, natural and human, that give Trudy Dittmar's first but fully mature book its remarkable originality and considerable power." --Robert Finch,Los Angeles Times Book Review
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Prologue -- Pronghorn -- Cows, Arrogance, the Natures of Things -- The Porcupine's Old Clothes -- Moose -- Going to Rainbow -- Paedomorph Pools and Other Blighted Bounties -- Cache -- Still Point -- Wolf Show, Truman, Ersatz Moon -- Men and the Blue Lights of Nature.

"[Fauna and Flora, Earth and Sky] is, in fact, the most intelligent, thoughtful, original, challenging, and highly entertaining work of nature writing since Barry Lopez's Artic Dreams. . . . It is her broad scope of contemplation, combined with her fiercely beautiful and detailed renderings of passion, natural and human, that give Trudy Dittmar's first but fully mature book its remarkable originality and considerable power." --Robert Finch,Los Angeles Times Book Review

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