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Walking the Flatlands: The Rural Landscape of the Lower Sacramento Valley
     

Walking the Flatlands: The Rural Landscape of the Lower Sacramento Valley

by Mike Madison
 

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Cultural Writing. Photography. Mike Madison delivers a detailed critique of the farmland around him, the land he walks daily. He is immersed in a sea of intricate and interwoven systems; he sees where the soil shifts from black to red, how the wind is battled, and the inevitability of change. He moves from thoughtfulness to heights of lyricism as the love for his

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Cultural Writing. Photography. Mike Madison delivers a detailed critique of the farmland around him, the land he walks daily. He is immersed in a sea of intricate and interwoven systems; he sees where the soil shifts from black to red, how the wind is battled, and the inevitability of change. He moves from thoughtfulness to heights of lyricism as the love for his home pours from his words. Madison continues the tradition of Wendell Berry and Thoreau, often matching both in rural intelligence and ecstasy.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781890771843
Publisher:
Heyday Books
Publication date:
05/15/2004
Series:
A Great Valley Book Series
Pages:
168
Product dimensions:
8.02(w) x 7.38(h) x 0.45(d)

Meet the Author

Mike Madison lives with his wife, Dianne, in Winters, California, where they operate a small truck farm in the Sacramento Valley.

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