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A Sand County Almanac and Sketches Here and There
A Sand County Almanac and Sketches Here and There by Aldo Leopold 0195007778 9780195007770
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A Sand County Almanac and Sketches Here and There by Aldo Leopold

First published in 1949 and praised in The New York Times Book Review as a trenchant book, full of vigor and bite, A Sand County Almanac combines some of the finest nature writing since Thoreau with an outspoken and highly ethical regard for Americas relationship to the land. Written with an unparalleled understanding of the ways of nature, the book includes a section on the monthly changes of the Wisconsin countryside; another part that gathers informal pieces written by Leopold over a forty-year period as he traveled through the woodlands of Wisconsin, Iowa,Arizona, Sonora, Oregon, Manitoba, and elsewhere; and a final section in which Leopold addresses the philosophical issues involved in wildlife conservation. As the forerunner of such important books as Annie Dillards Pilgrim at Tinker Creek, Edward Abbeys Desert Solitaire, and Robert Finchs ThePrimal Place, this classic work remains as relevant today as it was forty years ago.

Author: Aldo Leopold

Language: English

Edition: 2

Binding: Paperback

Pages: 226

Publisher: Oxford University Press

Publication Date: 1968-12-31

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