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Author Jones, Andrea M.

Title Between urban and wild : reflections from Colorado / Andrea M. Jones
Edition First edition
Published Iowa City, IA : University of Iowa Press, [2013]
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Description 1 online resource (196 pages) : illustrations
Series A bur oak book
Bur oak book.
Contents The View from Home; Voyeur; First Signs; Lay of the Land; Where Does Your Garden Grow?; Five Ways of Seeing a Mountain Lion; Love Letter to a Sewage Lagoon; Reaping an Unexpected Harvest; A Walk in the Park; Modern Frontier; Tyranny of the Visible; Contemplating the Fire Seasons; Weed Duty; Horse Lessons; Picking Up the Unexpected; Winter Outlook; Fourmile Postscript; A Day with Nothing More Urgent than This; Return; My Life as a Weed; Acknowledgments
Summary In her calm, carefully reasoned perspective on place, Andrea Jones focuses on the familiar details of country life balanced by the larger responsibilities that come with living outside an urban boundary. Neither an environmental manifesto nor a prodevelopment defense, Between Urban and Wild operates partly on a practical level, partly on a naturalist's level. Jones reflects on life in two homes in the Colorado Rockies, first in Fourmile Canyon in the foothills west of Boulder, then near Cap Rock Ridge in central Colorado. Whether negotiating territory with a mountain lion, bal
Notes Print version record
Subject Country life -- Colorado.
Colorado -- Climate.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1609382129 (electronic bk.)
9781609382124 (electronic bk.)
(paperback;) (alk. paper)
(paperback;) (alk. paper)