In Defense of Nature

In Defense of Nature

by John Hay
     
 

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Originally published in 1969, In Defense of Nature is an eloquent and prescient plea on behalf of the natural world. Devoid of sentimentality yet lyrical and deeply moving in its portrayals of our despoliation of nature, Hay’s classic work is now available to a new generation of readers.See more details below

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Originally published in 1969, In Defense of Nature is an eloquent and prescient plea on behalf of the natural world. Devoid of sentimentality yet lyrical and deeply moving in its portrayals of our despoliation of nature, Hay’s classic work is now available to a new generation of readers.

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"John Hay is one of the world’s handful of very great nature writers; I love his books with all my heart."—Annie Dillard, author, Pilgrim at Tinker Creek

 "In Defense of Nature is John Hay’s strong-est work. Here, for the first time, the passionate lyricism of his earlier books is combined with anger and outrage at the carelessness and arrogance with which human beings have been treating the earth. This book is one of the earliest and most powerful expressions of the global environmental dilemma, and for that reason it is even more important today than when it was first published nearly forty years ago."—Robert Finch, author, The Iambics of Newfoundland, co-editor, The Norton Book of Nature Writing

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781609380106
Publisher:
University of Iowa Press
Publication date:
08/15/2007
Series:
Sightline Books
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
220
File size:
0 MB

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