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.
In 1970 71, accompanied by memories of home, an academic
grant, and previous trips to Japan, Marina O'Brien anticipates a solitary year in Kyoto while translating a medieval diary. An unexpected invitation to a moon viewing party at a ...