One Square Mile: An Artist's Journal of America's Heartland

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One square mile in Missouri is Johnsons special place, a small piece of America, hers to know & love. On a micro level, this journal intensely communicates what makes one square mile of land so special & irreplaceable. As you follow her on walks around her cabin, in the nearby woods, through a local meadow, & around the edges of a little pond, you will learn how & why one can fall in love with a place, how to get to know the land more intimately, & why it should be treasured. The book combines...
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Overview

One square mile in Missouri is Johnsons special place, a small piece of America, hers to know & love. On a micro level, this journal intensely communicates what makes one square mile of land so special & irreplaceable. As you follow her on walks around her cabin, in the nearby woods, through a local meadow, & around the edges of a little pond, you will learn how & why one can fall in love with a place, how to get to know the land more intimately, & why it should be treasured. The book combines natural history with guidelines for beginning artists & anyone who wants to learn more about the environment at the local & regional level. B&W drawings.

On a micro level, this book intensely communicates what makes one square mile of land so special and irreplaceable. Readers follows Johnson on walks around her cabin, in the nearby woods, through a local meadow, and around the edge of a little pond to discover why and how one can fall in love with a place, how to get to know the land better, and why it should be treasured. 175 drawings.

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  • ISBN-13: 9780788168314
  • Publisher: DIANE Publishing Company
  • Publication date: 12/28/1999
  • Pages: 210

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Introduction
Pt. I The Woods 3
Pt. II The Meadows 37
Pt. III The Pond 75
Pt. IV The Creek 111
Pt. V The Cabin and the Walnut Grove - and Other Signs of Life 149
Appendix A Resources 191
Appendix B Fauna, Flora, and Geology 193
Bibliography 203
Index 207
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