The Songs Of Trees

Author: David George Haskell
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 0698176502
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The author of the Pulitzer Prize finalist The Forest Unseen visits with nature’s most magnificent networkers — trees “Both a love song to trees, an exploration of their biology, and a wonderfully philosophical analysis of their role ...

The Forest Unseen

Author: David George Haskell
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101561068
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A biologist reveals the secret world hidden in a single square meter of old-growth forest--a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize and the Pen/E.O. Wilson Literary Science Writing Award Look out for David Haskell's new book, The Songs of Tree: ...

Species Link

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This universe is not always easy, but your laughter has always been a great
source of survival for you. (R.P.) You ... The lovely song bird from the South A
musical being with a heart of gold. ... Trees, water, sun, and sky are the womb in
which these light beings root and grow. ... Watch, allow, embrace all life and its
stories without movement. ... (R.P.) A connector, a stitcher, as in connecting
people to nature, to their nature, to connect to my own nature, to reflect that
connection in action, ...

The Mississippi And The Making Of A Nation

Author: Stephen E. Ambrose
Publisher: Natl Geographic Society
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Mark Twain used to tell the story of being unnerved as an apprentice river pilot in
1857- His teacher explained that even if he memorized every detail of the 1 ... It
was dusk, and a fallen tree passed him. ... Rivers, he mused, were the great
connectors of people and nature and earth. ... you have bought Louisiana for a

Book Review Digest

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But these poems of didactic rage are balanced by others that immerse
themselves in nature with a fresh sense of numinousness. ... In 'The Rain in the
Trees' W.S. Merwin becomes a poet who not only traces the dark night of our
collective soul, but ... Regions of Memory includes . . . stories, memoirs, book
reviews, sociopolitical essays, statements on poetics, and a ... Without either the
music or information about sources, these 'baby songs' are merely loose
connectors tying together a ...


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(Some of the best bioregional work is being done in cities, as people try to restore
neighbourhoods). ... and then Coyote began to want trees and plants, and
scenery, and the story goes on with Coyote's imagining ... In my corner of the
northern Sierra we are practising being a “human-inhabited wildlife corridor", an
area that functions as a biological connector, and are ... Ultimately we can all lay
claim to the term “native” and the songs and dances, the beads and feathers, and
the ...

The World Of Elsie Jeanette Oxenham And Her Books

Author: Monica Godfrey
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Some readers have thought it odd that Elsie didn't describe detailed Christmas
celebrations in many of her stories. Deb at School contained a Christmas
Pageant and in the remote connector Peggy Makes Good, Ven, Gard, Torkel and
Svante ... Patch produced her twins at Christmas in Song of the Abbey (p. 228)
but that timing had little to do with the story. The fictitious Hall would have made a
fascinating setting for Christmas with a tree and a large family gathering, while
the Abbey ...

New Scientist

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habitats and song. ... These are trivial points, in a sense, but me lack of thought
about how the book can best work reflects a disastrous ... Extinction cannot be far
away— the fact that both volumes have been subsidised by the World Wide Fund
for Nature is ... Xorandor (a name made up of Boolean logic connectors) was an
alien sentient computer in the shape of a boulder, ... If she had managed to do
more with the story, exploring the social consequences or the scientific rationale
in ...