Gathering Moss: A Natural and Cultural History of Mosses

Gathering Moss: A Natural and Cultural History of Mosses

by Robin Wall Kimmerer

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Gathering Moss: A Natural and Cultural History of Mosses by Robin Wall Kimmerer

In a series of linked personal essays, biologist Kimmerer (SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry) describes the lives of mosses and how they are intertwined with the lives of humans and other beings. She uses a conversational style with a minimum of technical jargon to introduce both scientists and the general reader to the miniature landscape of mosses. The volume is illustrated throughout with delicate b&w drawings by Howard Crum and R. L. Wall. Annotation (c)2003 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780870714993
Publisher: Oregon State University Press
Publication date: 03/01/2003
Edition description: 1ST
Pages: 168
Sales rank: 61,444
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Robin Wall Kimmerer is Distinguished Teaching Professor at the State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry. She also serves as director of the Center for Native Peoples and the Environment. Gathering Moss won the 2005 John Burroughs Medal for outstanding nature writing.

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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This is a beautifully written book that describes the world of mosses in a very enjoyable way.