Swampwalker"s Journal A Wetlands Year by David M. Carroll

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Published by Mariner Books .

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Number of Pages304
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ISBN 100618127372
ISBN 109780618127375

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Winner of the John Burroughs Medal for Best Natural History Book of the Year "Magnificentthe best kind of bookSwampwalker's Journal is an admission ticket to a secret corner of the world." Swampwalkers Journal book McKibben "David Carroll is a genius, madman, a national treasure." Annie Dillard/5(14).

In a nutshell: David M. Carroll is a naturalist and artist who resides in New Hampshire. Since childhood, he has had a love for the wetlands. I did not know this until after Id finished the book, but Swampwalkers Journal is the third of what Carroll calls his wet-sneaker trilogy/5.

An acclaimed author and illustrator, Swampwalkers Journal book published Swampwalker’s Journal in which went on to win the John Burroughs Medal for distinguished nature writing. Having devoted much of his life to the preservation of the post-glacial wetlands of the Northeast, Carroll has an intimate knowledge of this varied environment.

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Swampwalkers Journal: Avl in Pa David M. Carroll, Author Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Swampwalkers Journal book $27 (p) ISBN More By and About This Author New Coronavirus Updates for the Book Biz. DAVID M. CARROLL is the author of The Year of the Turtle, Trout Reflections, Self-Portrait with Turtles, and Swampwalker’s Journal, which won the prestigious John Burroughs Medal.

In he won a MacArthur "genius" award for his work as a writer, artist, and : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. Swampwalker's Journal is a book to be savored, relied upon. Caroll knows the lives of the wetlands so intimately, from first-hand experience over long years, that /5.

Swampwalker's Journal is a book to be savored, relied upon. Caroll knows the lives of the wetlands so intimately, from first-hand experience over long years, that you know you're getting a privileged glimpse into deep nature.

Added to that, he is a truly masterful illustrator, and a graceful, profound writer. /5(11). David M. Carroll is the author of The Year of the Turtle, Trout Reflections, Self-Portrait with Turtles, and Swampwalker's Journal, which won the prestigious John Burroughs Medal.

In he won a MacArthur Genius award for his work as a writer, a. Swampwalker's Journal: A Wetlands Year. By: In this "intimate and wise book" (Sue Hubbell), Carroll takes us on a lively, unforgettable yearlong journey, illustrated with his own elegant drawings, through the wetlands and reveals why they are so important to his life and ours -- and to all life on Earth.

Book Reviews. Book review: Swampwalker's Journal (Carroll) Thread starter Nathan; Start date Get this from a library. Swampwalker's journal: a wetlands year. [David M Carroll] -- The author presents "a miraculous year-long journey, illustrated with his own elegant drawings, through the wetlands, and revealing why they are so important to his life and ours--and to all life on.

Save 84% off the newsstand price. Swampwalker's Journal: A Wetlands Year David Carroll Houghton Mifflin Company At first glance, this book did not inspire me to run and get my reading glasses and Author: Emily D'aulaire. Swampwalker's Journal.

The book was excellent. The author writes from years of direct experience in all kinds of rivers,wetlands,and vernal pools in the northeast. He's an extraordinary nature writer.

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Swampwalker's Journal is an admission ticket to a secret corner of the world." — Bill McKibben "I love this book!" — Bernd Heinrich "In my pantheon of nature writers, David Carroll walks on water. His perpetual damp prowl, illuminated by deft, limpid writing and exquisite drawings, makes for a near-perfect book.

Carroll has written the richest. Buy Swampwalker's Journal: A Wetlands Year (): NHBS - David M Carroll, Mariner Books About Help Blog Jobs Established NHBS GmbH Covid £ GBP. COVID UPDATE: The Harris Center has canceled or postponed all in-person programs and events through at least May The Harris Center building will also be closed to visitors until May   The book is divided according to wetland type: vernal pools, marshes, swamps, ponds, floodplains, bogs and fens.

Review: I love reading non-fiction, but I can’t deny that it is often a slower reading experience than reading fiction, especially when it is so dense with detailed observations and facts as Swampwalker’s Journal.

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sad because he sees more and more our destruction of said web. david carroll is a national treasure and should be listened to/5. David M Carroll. DAVID M. CARROLL is the author of The Year of the Turtle, Trout Reflections, Self-Portrait with Turtles, and Swampwalker's Journal, which won the prestigious John Burroughs Medal.

In he won a MacArthur "genius" award for his work as a writer, artist, and naturalist. Much more than a guide, his book is a loving testament to every kind of wetland and a celebration of the many species that inhabit them.

To read Swampwalker’s Journal is to walk beside Carroll as he explores a range of wetlands and shares with the reader his abundant knowledge and intense feeling for these special places. The journal begins. Andrew Hemmert — The Swamp ANDREW HEMMERT’S poems have appeared in The Cincinnati Review, The Journal, Michigan Quarterly Review, Poetry Northwest, and Sugar House Review.

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He lives in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, and in his spare time pursues his interests in painting, boating, military history, and baseball.Banquet Speaker: David Carroll Naturalist-artist David M. Carroll, who in was named a MacArthur Foundation Fellow, is the author of three acclaimed natural histories: THE YEAR OF THE TURTLE; TROUT REFLECTIONS; and SWAMP-WALKER’S JOURNAL.

The latter was awarded the John Burroughs medal for distinguished nature writing.

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