Heart Of The Land by Joseph Barbato
Essays on Last Great Places

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In a collection of essays, thirty notable writers celebrate some of the last great wilderness areas of the world, from Louise Erdrich's study of the Tall Grass Prairies to Carl Hiaasen's journey through the Florida Keys. 12,500 first printing.
 

About Joseph Barbato

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Joseph Barbato is president of Barbato Associates, which provides writing and design services to the fund-raising programs of nonprofits. He has worked with dozens of nonprofits, including New York University, The Hole in the Wall Gang Camp, and The United Nations Foundation.
 
Published March 7, 1995 by Pantheon. 296 pages
Genres: Nature & Wildlife, Science & Math, Professional & Technical. Non-fiction

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even her daughters' hair has ``a scent as undefinable as grass--made up of mood and weather, of curiosity and water.'' Not all of the essays are this good: Rick Bass persists with his artful rube pose in ``On Willow Creek,'' where everyone plays dominoes and drinks iced tea, and little fish liste...

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In cooperating with the Nature Conservancy, an internationally recognized conservation organization in Washington, D.C., 30 writers offer here their concept of ``last great places.'' Collectively, the essays celebrate landscapes that have been preserved and mourn those that have declined or vanis...

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Assembled by The Nature Conservancy, this collection of 30 essays celebrating imperiled landscapes features writers ranging from Louise Erdrich to Carl Hiaasen.

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