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In The Catskills Selections From The Writings Of John Burroughs

By: JOHN BURROUGHS
Published By: Double9 Books
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"In the Catskills" by John Burroughs is a nature essay collection that immerses readers in the splendor and serenity of the Catskill Mountains. Burroughs, an American naturalist and essayist, draws upon his deep connection with the herbal global to weave a tapestry of brilliant descriptions and insightful observations. The collection explores the diverse aspects of the Catskills, from the plants and fauna to the geological formations, with Burroughs' signature combo of clinical interest and poetic appreciation. Through his eager observations, he invites readers to experience the mesmerizing landscapes, babbling brooks, and dense forests that represent the vicinity. Burroughs delves into the changing seasons, capturing the essence of each with a profound appreciation for the interconnectedness of all dwelling things. His essays replicate a deep reverence for nature and a call to maintain its inherent beauty. "In the Catskills" is not only a documentation of the bodily attributes of the place however additionally an intimate mirrored image at the religious and rejuvenating factors of spending time in nature. Burroughs' eloquent prose and eager insights make this series a timeless birthday party of the herbal world, encouraging readers to increase a profound reference to the environment and find solace inside the tranquility of the Catskills.

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JOHN BURROUGHS

John Burroughs was an American naturalist and nature essayist who lived from April 3, 1837, to March 29, 1921. He was involved in the conservation movement in the US. His first book of essays, Wake-Robin, came out in 1871. His biographer, Edward Renehan, said that Burroughs wasn't really a scientific naturalist. Instead, he was "a literary naturalist with a duty to record his own unique perceptions of the natural world." The result was a body of work that fit perfectly with the mood of its time, which is why it was so famous at the time and not so well known since then. Burroughs was the seventh child of Chauncy Burroughs and Amy Kelly. He was born in Delaware County, New York, on the family farm in the Catskill Mountains, close to Roxbury. As a child, he spent a lot of time on the slopes of Old Clump Mountain, where he could see the higher peaks of the Catskills, especially Slide Mountain, which he would write about later. He worked hard on the family farm and was amazed by the birds that came back every spring and the other animals that lived near the farm, like frogs and bumblebees.

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Product Details

  • Publisher: Double 9 Books
  • Publishing Year: 2023
  • Language: English
  • Paperback: 128Pages
  • ISBN-10:9359955892
  • ISBN-13:9789359955896
  • Item Weight: 192g
  • Dimension : 216 x 140 x 7.46mm
  • Country of Origin : India
  • Importer: Double 9 Books
  • Packer: Double 9 Books
  • Book Type : Nature / Essays