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Living Things We Love to Hate: Facts, Fantasies & Fallacies
     

Living Things We Love to Hate: Facts, Fantasies & Fallacies

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by Des Kennedy, Sandy McKinnon (Illustrator), David T. Suzuki (Foreword by)
 

If we knew slugs a little better, could we be friends? Des Kennedy says yes, and adds fleas, mice, spiders, and snakes to the list. Creatures most of us would rather kill than cultivate as friends find and ally here, and with fascinating facts and anecdotes about his own life in a rural setting, Kennedy helps us to see allies in them as well.

Overview

If we knew slugs a little better, could we be friends? Des Kennedy says yes, and adds fleas, mice, spiders, and snakes to the list. Creatures most of us would rather kill than cultivate as friends find and ally here, and with fascinating facts and anecdotes about his own life in a rural setting, Kennedy helps us to see allies in them as well.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781552853399
Publisher:
Whitecap Books, Limited
Publication date:
05/01/2009
Edition description:
10th Anniversary Edition
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.70(d)

Meet the Author

Des Kennedy is an award-winning journalist, broadcaster, author, and environmental activist. Born in Liverpool in 1945, Des arrived in Canada at age ten. In 1968 he obtained a Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy from the Passionate Monastic Seminary in Jamaica, New York. Soon after, he moved to Denman Island, British Columbia, where he and his partner Sandy built their own house and gardens.Featured many times on television shows such as Harrowsmith Country Life, The Canadian Gardener and CBC's Midday, he won a National Journalism Award in 1990 and received a Commemorative Medal at the 125th Anniversary of Confederation.Des has published three collections of essays and one novel, two of which were shortlisted for the Stephen Leacock Medal for Humour.He currently writes a column for GardenWise magazine in Vancouver and is a regular contributor to Gardening Life magazine in Toronto.

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