Northern Farm: A Glorious Year on a Small Maine Farm

Northern Farm: A Glorious Year on a Small Maine Farm

by Henry Beston
     
 

Among the blue-white shadows and graceful curves of freshly fallen snow, the first rains of spring, and the quiet of an early summer morning, Beston brings the reader into an inescapable alliance with the natural world. He translates the philosophy of the Maine farmer into terms as applicable in Manhattan as on the Kennebec. Northern Farm is among the great classics… See more details below

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Among the blue-white shadows and graceful curves of freshly fallen snow, the first rains of spring, and the quiet of an early summer morning, Beston brings the reader into an inescapable alliance with the natural world. He translates the philosophy of the Maine farmer into terms as applicable in Manhattan as on the Kennebec. Northern Farm is among the great classics of American nature writing.

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"In the tradition of the classic The Outermost House, this book captures the elusive magic of a year on a Kennebec farm . . . in truly beautiful prose. "-Kirkus Reviews

"A masterpiece of American nature writing, Northern Farm is a book to be savored; it is a book that will be remembered "-Elizabeth Yate,The Christian Science Monitor

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780783886572
Publisher:
Gale Group
Publication date:
07/28/1999
Edition description:
LARGEPRINT
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
6.40(w) x 9.49(h) x 0.90(d)

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