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Author Dittmar, Trudy, 1944-

Title Fauna and flora, earth and sky : brushes with nature's wisdom / Trudy Dittmar
Published Iowa City : University of Iowa Press, [2003]
©2003
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Description 1 online resource (xiii, 218 pages)
Series Sightline books
Sightline books.
Contents Prologue -- Pronghorn -- Cows, Arrogance, the Natures of Things -- The Porcupine's Old Clothes -- Moose -- Going to Rainbow -- Paedomorph Pools and Other Blighted Bounties -- Cache -- Still Point -- Wolf Show, Truman, Ersatz Moon -- Men and the Blue Lights of Nature
Summary "[Fauna and Flora, Earth and Sky] is, in fact, the most intelligent, thoughtful, original, challenging, and highly entertaining work of nature writing since Barry Lopez's Artic Dreams. ... It is her broad scope of contemplation, combined with her fiercely beautiful and detailed renderings of passion, natural and human, that give Trudy Dittmar's first but fully mature book its remarkable originality and considerable power."--Robert Finch, Los Angeles Times Book Review
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Subject Dittmar, Trudy, 1944-
Human ecology.
Mountain animals -- West (U.S.)
Natural history -- West (U.S.)
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1587294427 (electronic bk.)
9781587294426 (electronic bk.)
(cloth ; alk. paper)