Stone Work: Reflections on Serious Play and Other Aspects of Country Life

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Penguin Books, 1989 - Nature - 212 pages
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From John Jerome, the critically acclaimed author of Staying With It, comes this story of a year he spent building a stone wall on his property in the Massachusetts Berkshires. A vision of extraordinary grace and beauty that will challenge readers to examine the possibilities inherent in stillness.

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Review: Stone Work: Reflections on Serious Play and Other Aspects of Country Life

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Stone Work: Reflections on Serious Play and Other Aspects of Country Life by John Jerome (University Press of New England 1989) (693.1) is a book by an author I last read over thirty years ago. I ... Read full review

Review: Stone Work: Reflections on Serious Play and Other Aspects of Country Life

User Review  - Dave - Goodreads

A book that keeps me grounded. Because it chronicles observations about life throughout one year, I find myself re-reading it throughout the year, following along with the seasons as they are depicted. A wonderful collection of simple ideas from an overlooked master of prose. Read full review

Contents

Snowfall
3
Beginnings
10
Bird Time
25
Copyright

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About the author (1989)

The author of ten books, John Jerome has also published articles in "The New York Times Magazine, Esquire, " and "Outside." He lives in western Massachusetts.

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