The Quotable Nature Lover: A Nature Conservancy Book

The Quotable Nature Lover: A Nature Conservancy Book

by John A. Murray, John Murray
     
 

Anyone who loves nature - birders, hikers, fishermen, gardeners, backpackers, adventurers - will find hours of reading pleasure, endless inspiration to get out and hit the trails, and plenty of food for thought in The Quotable Nature Lover. Capturing the wit, wisdom, and passion that the great outdoors has aroused in a diverse group of people over the centuries, this…  See more details below

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Anyone who loves nature - birders, hikers, fishermen, gardeners, backpackers, adventurers - will find hours of reading pleasure, endless inspiration to get out and hit the trails, and plenty of food for thought in The Quotable Nature Lover. Capturing the wit, wisdom, and passion that the great outdoors has aroused in a diverse group of people over the centuries, this inspiring collection has been assembled in the spirit of The Nature Conservancy's work: conservation and respect for the land. From antiquity to the present, you will find pithy sayings from Edward Abbey, Emily Dickinson, Robert Frost, John Muir, Ernest Hemingway, Oscar Wilde, Theodore Roosevelt, Homer, Charles Darwin, John F. Kennedy, Socrates, William Shakespeare, Georgia O'Keeffe, Norman Maclean, and many others.The Quotable Nature Lover features some of the best things ever said about place, solitude, exploration, nature's fury, beauty, seasons, mystery, and stewardship. In capturing the wealth of emotions created through our relationship with nature, this volume is sure to both inspire and enlighten. (5 7/8 X 6 7/8, 244 pages, b&w photos)

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781558219427
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
10/01/1999
Series:
Nature Conservancy Books Series
Edition description:
1ST
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
6.26(w) x 7.28(h) x 0.91(d)

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