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A Sand County Almanac and Sketches Here and There: With Other Essays on Conservation from Round River (Galaxy Books)
A Sand County Almanac and Sketches Here and There With Other Essays on Conservation from Round River - Galaxy Books
Author: Aldo Leopold
First published in 1949 and praised in The New York Times Book Review as "a trenchant book, full of vigor and bite," A Sand County Almanac combines some of the finest nature writing since Thoreau with an outspoken and highly ethical regard for America's relationship to the land. Written with an unparalleled understanding of the ways of nature, ...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780195007770
ISBN-10: 0195007778
Publication Date: 12/31/1968
Pages: 269
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Publisher: Oxford University Press
Book Type: Paperback
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reviewed A Sand County Almanac and Sketches Here and There: With Other Essays on Conservation from Round River (Galaxy Books) on + 14 more book reviews
Classic book on midwestern conservation.
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Aldo Leopold is a giant among early conservationists; his writings are compared to Muir and Thoreau. His career in conservation and education spanned several decades in the first half of the 20th century, and he died shortly after being appointed an advisor on conservation to the United Nations.
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Very nice outdoor writing.


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