Dirt by William Logan
The Ecstatic Skin of the Earth

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Blending elements of science and philosophy, a columnist for The New York Times creates a natural history of the soil that sustains human life, covering topics ranging from backyard gardening to evolution of Planet Earth.
 

About William Logan

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William Bryant Logan is a certified arborist and a Quill & Trowel Award-winning writer. He previously wrote "Cuttings," a "New York Times" column, and contributed to numerous gardening magazines. He lives in Brooklyn, New York.
 
Published July 6, 1995 by Riverhead Hardcover. 202 pages
Genres: Nature & Wildlife, Science & Math, Education & Reference. Non-fiction

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In these brief, elegant essays, the author raises the concept of dirt to new levels.

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As Nobel laureate and Green Belt Movement activist Wangari Maathai describes it, dirt is the skin of the Earth, a skin people should cover with a "green dress" of lush vegetation.

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