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Dune Boy: The Early Years of a Naturalist

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Overview

In this nostalgic account of the late Edwin Way Teale's boyhood at Lone Oak Farm on the borderland of the picturesque dunes, he gives us an authentic picture of the way we were, the way we would like to have been .

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780253204219
  • Publisher: Indiana University Press
  • Publication date: 12/1/1986
  • Series: Library of Indiana Classics Series
  • Pages: 275
  • Product dimensions: 5.53 (w) x 8.26 (h) x 0.77 (d)

Meet the Author

EDWIN WAY TEALE won both the Pulitzer prize and the John Burroughs Medal for distinguished nature writing. His work ranks with the best, that of Thoreau, Muir, Burroughs and Olson.

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Table of Contents

I Far Dunes 1
II Dune Boy 7
III The Ways 13
IV Indian Days 27
V Mouse Pelts 34
VI Money Matters 44
VII The Wheely-Cart 53
VIII Rib-Walkers 61
IX Strawberry Train 71
X Hoopsnakes 79
XI Neighbors 87
XII Gallinippers 98
XIII Dinner Bells 105
XIV Great Winds 116
XV Sky Race 125
XVI The Dragonette 133
XVII A Hoosier Darius Green 145
XVIII Wintergreen Berries 154
XIX Beyond the Dunes 161
XX Smith Hill 170
XXI Wagonshed Museum 177
XXII Attic Hours 185
XXIII We Go to Town 192
XXIV Lamplight 201
XXV White Tip 210
XXVI Tales of Lone Oak 219
XXVII The Box Camera 229
XXVIII The Death of a Tree 235
XXIX Christmas Eve 243
XXX The Journey 250
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