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Common Ground A Naturalist S Cape Cod

Author : Robert Finch
ISBN : 9780393348439
Genre : Nature
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"In these compassionate, quietly evocative essays, Mr. Finch makes an eloquent case for dealing with nature not just as an extension of ourselves but as a world apart." -- New York Times Book Review When Common Ground was first published, Annie Dillard praised Robert Finch's essays for "their strength, subtlety, and above all their geniality." New readers will have a chance to discover that Finch's Cape Cod is indeed a wonderful place. The birds, fish, and animals that share the cape's fragile ecology on any given summer day with the human residents are described with the fresh eye of a first-rate nature writer.

Cape Cod

Author : Robert Finch
ISBN : PURD:32754064846474
Genre : History
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National Park Service Handbook 148. Spine title reads: Cape Cod National Seashore. On cover: Official National Park Handbook. Describes the cultural and natural history of Cape Cod. Examines the land, the sea, and recent transformations in the peninsula. Provides a concise travel guide and reference materials.

Against The Tide

Author : Richard Adams Carey
ISBN : 061805698X
Genre : Nature
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Drawing on a year spent with four Cape Cod fisherman, the author of Raven's Children explores the imperiled world of small-boat fisherman, capturing the lives of men whose livelihood is closely tied to the capricious environment of the sea. 20,000 first printing. Tour.

The Renaissance Of Impasse

Author : Jean-Fran├žois Leroux
ISBN : 0820469378
Genre : Literary Criticism
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In his 1963 debut essay for the militant Quebec journal, "Parti pris," Andre Brochu invoked the figure of the sixteenth-century skeptic Michel de Montaigne in the name of what Ralph Waldo Emerson, responding to the same over a century earlier, had called, -an original relation to the universe-. -Ecrire-, wrote Brochu, -c'est redefinir la relation originelle de l'homme a l'univers, c'est, comme ecrit magnifiquement Montaigne, 'faire l'homme'...- By tracing the idealism of nineteenth-century American and twentieth-century Quebec writers back to Montaigne and his rejection of Aristotelian and Scholastic reason, "The Renaissance of Impasse" offers an alternate history to that found in much (post)Romantic criticism, wherein modern skepticism tends to be identified with, and so in a sense confined to, the project of Enlightenment reason. Key works from Thomas Carlyle, Emerson and Herman Melville to Hubert Aquin, Rejean Ducharme and Victory-Levy Beaulieu serve to define and to refine the sense of an impasse - personal, social, spiritual, historical, and political - that accompanies the -modern- drive to renaissance."

Contemporary Authors

Author : Gale Group
ISBN : 0787630934
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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In response to the escalating need for up-to-date information on writers, Contemporary Authors(r) New Revision Series brings researchers the most recent data on the world's most-popular authors. These exciting and unique author profiles are essential to your holdings because sketches are entirely revised and up-to-date, and completely replace the original Contemporary Authors(r) entries. For your convenience, a soft-cover cumulative index is sent biannually

Environmental Literature

Author : Patricia D. Netzley
ISBN : UOM:39015047558104
Genre : Literary Collections
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Describes the main points and influence of such environmental writings as "Origin of Species," "Descent of Man," and "Silent Spring" which discuss animal ecology, biodiversity, forest management, and nature.

Becoming Cape Cod

Author : James C. O'Connell
ISBN : 1584651822
Genre : History
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A richly-illustrated history of Cape Cod tourism from its bucolic origins to the present crisis of overdevelopment.

A Guide To Nature On Cape Cod And The Islands

Author : Greg O'Brien
ISBN : 0940160617
Genre : Nature
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Written by some of Cape Cod's and New England's foremost naturalists and scientists, each chapter covers a different type of wildlife family and is accompanied by an informative question and answer section.

Sanctuary

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ISBN : CORNELL:31924090284310
Genre : Nature conservation
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Cape Cod Annals

Author : Marise Fawsett
ISBN : UOM:39015018940828
Genre : Cape Cod (Mass.)
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