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  • Title: Wintergreen: Listening to the Land's Heart
  • Author: Robert Michael Pyle
  • ISBN: 9780395465592
  • Page: 457
  • Format: Paperback

  • In his vivid portrayal of the land, plants, people and animals of the Willapa Hills of Washington State, Bob Pyle makes the modest patch of land he writes about a metaphor for the world Winner of the 1987 John Burroughs Medal for best natural history book of the year.
    Robert Michael Pyle
    Robert Michael Pyle is a lepidopterist and a professional writer who has published twelve books and hundreds of papers, essays, stories and poems He has a Ph.D from the School of Forestry and Environmental Studies at Yale University He founded the Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation in 1974 His acclaimed 1987 book Wintergreen describing the devastation caused by unrestrained logging in Washington s Willapa Hills near his adopted home was the winner of the 1987 John Burroughs Medal for Distinguished Nature Writing His 1995 book Where Bigfoot Walks Crossing the Dark Divide was the subject of a Guggenheim Fellowship.


    Commentaires:

    Stephen
    First published in 1986, “Wintergreen: Listening to the Land's Heart” won the John Burroughs Medal for Best Natural History Book of the Year.The book was brought back, reprinted in 1996, which is the edition I read. Beautifully written and thoughtful. Here’s an excerpt I alluded to in my own book. Call it a tip of the hat. “It is a matter of being open to possibility and aware of serendipity’s whisper.” A phrase I love.Pyle continues, ”Jung called coincidence ‘synchronicity’ an [...]

    itpdx
    This is a magical book written by a naturalist living in, what to me, is the forgotten corner of Washington, the Willapa Hills. His descriptions of the weather, land, plants, animals and people are delightful. This was published in 1987 and I am looking forward to reading his "Sky Time in Gray's River", recently published and, I understand, covering the same territory. At the time Robert Michael Pyle wrote this book, the people of the area were suffering through a recession that included the clo [...]

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