Signs and Seasons: The Writings of John Burroughs. Part Seven

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Kessinger Publishing, Aug 1, 2004 - Nature - 312 pages
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1886. Volume Seven of Twenty-Three, Riverby Edition. John Burroughs emerged from an obscure boyhood in the Catskill Mountains to write more than thirty books, create the genre of the nature essay, and become the preeminent nature writer of his day. Through his essays in books and popular magazines, John Burroughs taught countless Americans to appreciate nature. Contents: A Sharp Lookout; A Spray of Pine; Hard Fare; The Tragedies of the Nests; A Snow-Storm; A Taste of Maine Birch; Winter Neighbors; A Salt Breeze; A Spring Relish; A River View; Bird Enemies; Phases of Farm Life; and Roof-Tree. See other titles by this author available from Kessinger Publishing.

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User Review  - Jamie - Goodreads

Another great library find, even when it's more in the category of “interesting” than “transcendent” for me. If Burroughs was bleeding with nostalgia in 1886, wistful for the good old days when houses ... Read full review

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User Review  - Adrienne Christian - Goodreads

This is one of my favorite books of all time. It is perfect for anyone who loves nature. I wish I could give it 10 out of 5 stars. Read full review

About the author (2004)

Burroughs was the naturalist of the Catskills.

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