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A Sand County Almanac and Sketches Here and There (Special Commemorative Edition)
A Sand County Almanac and Sketches Here and There - Special Commemorative Edition
Author: Aldo Leopold, Charles W. Schwartz (Illustrator)
This special edition of the highly acclaimed A Sand County Almanac commemorates the one-hundreth anniversary of the birth of Aldo Leopold, one of the foremost conservationists of our century. First published in 1949 and praised in The New York Times Book Review as "full of beauty and vigor and bite," A Sand County Almanac combines some...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780195059281
ISBN-10: 019505928X
Publication Date: 6/15/1989
Pages: 256
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Publisher: Oxford University Press
Book Type: Paperback
Other Versions: Audio Cassette
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Leopold was not some "radical environmentalist" as some might think, but was a very practical conservationist who cared deeply about the natural cycle of life and interconnectedness of all creatures (and man). When he explains (in simple terms) what it takes to create one inch of topsoil, you realize how profoundly important it is for us to be good stewards of this earth so that future generations may reap its benefits also. A very readable and highly influential work - I hope a lot more people will discover it.
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