A Sand County Almanac: With Essays on Conservation from Round River
ISBN: 0345345053
EAN13: 9780345345059
Language: English
Publication Date: December 12, 1986
Pages: 295
Dimensions: 1.02" H x 6.93" L x 4.25" W
Weight: 0.26 lbs.
Format: Mass Market Paperback
Book Overview
The environmental classic that redefined the way we think about the natural world--an urgent call for preservation that's more timely than ever. We can place this book on the shelf that holds the writings of Thoreau and John Muir.-- San Francisco Chronicle These astonishing portraits of the natural world explore the breathtaking diversity of the unspoiled American landscape--the mountains and the prairies, the deserts and the coastlines. Conjuring up one extraordinary vision after another, Aldo Leopold takes readers with him on the road and through the seasons on a fantastic tour of our priceless natural resources, explaining the destructive effects humankind has had on the land and issuing a bold challenge to protect the world we love.
Editor Reviews
From the front Cover We can place this book on the shelf that holds the writings of Thoreau and John Muir. San Francisco Chronicle These astonishing portraits of the natural world explore the breathtaking diversity of the unspoiled American landscape -- the mountains and the prairies, the deserts and the coastlines. A stunning tribute to our land and a bold challenge to protect the world we love.