In Service of the Wild Restoring and Reinhabiting Damaged Land (The Concord Library) by Stephanie Mills

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Published by Beacon Press .

Written in English

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  • Applied ecology,
  • Conservation of the environment,
  • Management of land & natural resources,
  • Nature,
  • Environmental Conservation & Protection - General,
  • Science,
  • Nature/Ecology,
  • Restoration ecology,
  • Nature / Field Guide Books,
  • Essays,
  • Life Sciences - Ecology,
  • Nature / General,
  • Ecology,
  • Case studies,
  • Conservation and restoration

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The Physical Object
Number of Pages256
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7945266M
ISBN 100807085359
ISBN 109780807085356

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"One of the penalties of an ecological education," wrote Aldo Leopold, "is that one lives alone in a world of wounds." In "In Service of the Wild," Stephanie Mills brings her intelligent, personable voice to an examination of the field of ecological restoration - the rapidly developing art and science of healing the wounds of the land/5.

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Christopher Johnson McCandless graduates from. “Books are portals to other worlds. In The Wild Book, a young boy learns about the power of stories when he explores his uncle’s enchanted library of shape-shifting is a beautifully written ode to the inherent magic of books and reading.

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Both McCandless and Ruess renounced the world in favor of a solitary life they found exhilarating and that was for them specific to the American west.

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time and place writtenUSA. date of first publication publisher Anchor Books. narrator Jon Krakauer. point of view First person reportage.

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Margarita Engle is a Cuban-American poet and novelist whose work has been published in many countries. Her many acclaimed books include Silver People, The Lightning Dreamer, The Wild Book, and The Surrender Tree, a Newbery Honor Book. She is a several-time winner of the Pura Belpré and Américas awards, as well as other prestigious honors.

Songs of a Sourdough is a book of poetry published in by Robert W. the United States, the book was published under the title The Spell of the Yukon and Other Verses.

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We want it to stay wild and free.” The book takes its title from “The Shooting of Dan McGrew,” a poem by Robert W. Service, also known as the “Bard of the Yukon.”. The unconquerable, unpredictable side of nature appears in the first pages of Into the Wild and continues to appear throughout the book.

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