desert year

  • 270 Pages
  • 1.57 MB
Penguin Books , New York
Natural history -- Southwest, New. , Desert ecology -- Southwest,


Southwest, New. , Southwest,

StatementJoseph Wood Krutch ; decorations by Rudolf Freund.
LC ClassificationsQH104.5.S6 K7 1977
The Physical Object
Pagination270 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4904280M
ISBN 100140044485
LC Control Number76050568

The Desert Year stands as a celebration of an austere landscape, a work of beauty and joy. I recommend this book equally to old desert hands, and to those who have not yet had the good fortune to wander among the cacti, heat blasted arroyos, and sheltering canyons of the Southwest.”—Christopher Norment, author, Return to Warden’s Grove Cited by: Written over 50 desert year book ago, this classic book of nature writing captures the near timelessness of the southern Arizona desert in a series of essays describing the author's fifteen-month sojourn there.

While Krutch harks back to Thoreau, his perspective, turns of thought, and style of expression are similar to the reflective essays of E. White/5.


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