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Riverby: The Writings of John Burroughs V9 (Hardcover)

Author: Burroughs, John

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1894. Volume Nine 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. Burroughs named this volume after his place, Riverby, on the Hudson. Contents: Among the Wild Flowers; The Heart of the Southern Catskills; Birds' Eggs; Bird Courtship; Notes from the Prairie; Eye-Beams; A Young Marsh Hawk; The Chipmunk; Spring Jottings; Glimpses of Wild Life; A Life of Fear; Lovers of Nature; A Taste of Kentucky Blue-Grass; In Mammoth Cave; Hasty Observation; Bird Life in an Old Apple-Tree; The Ways of Sportsmen; and Talks with Young Observers. See other titles by this author available from Kessinger Publishing.


Publisher Kessinger Publishing
Mfg Part# 9780548033647
SKU 205717717
Format Hardcover
ISBN10 0548033641
Release Date 9/17/2007
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Book Format Hardcover
Number of Pages 0372
Publisher Kessinger Publishing
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