Riverby

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Wildside Press LLC, Feb 1, 2008 - Fiction - 388 pages
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John Burroughs (1837-1921) was an American naturalist and essayist important in the U.S. conservation movement. Burroughs was the most important practitioner after Thoreau of the nature essay. He became the Grand Old Man of Nature.
  

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Contents

Among the Wild Flowers
3
The Heart of the Southern Catskills
37
Birds Eggs
67
Bird Courtship
83
Notes from the Prairie
95
EyeBeams
119
A Young Marsh Hawk
143
The Chipmunk
155
A Life of Fear
209
Lovers of Nature
219
A Taste of Kentucky BlueGrass
239
In Mammoth Cave
261
Hasty Observation
273
Bird Life in an Old AppleTree
295
The Ways of Sportsmen
303
Talks with Young Observers
309

Spring Jottings
167
Glimpses of Wild Life
185

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About the author (2008)

John Burroughs, a.k.a Jesus Crisis, is a poet and publisher born in West Virginia, raised in Elyria and currently living in Cleveland, Ohio. Educated at Lorain County Community College and Ohio University, John for several years served as playwright-in-residence for Marion Correctional Institution's Ministry of Theatre. He later won the first poetry slam he ever competed in and has authored nearly a dozen chapbooks. Since 2008, John has continued his creative evolution as the editor and publisher for Crisis Chronicles Press. John co-founded the Lix and Kix Poetry Extravaganza and the annual Snoetry winter wordfest. He now hosts the Monday at Mahall's reading series in Lakewood.

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