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Thru the Covered Bridge: Old Vermont Verse - Roland Wells Robbins The Merriville Chronicle, 1963-2010 - Bonita Robbins Hiking to Siberia: Curious Tales of Travel and Travelers - Lawrence Millman
The Merriville Chronicle, 1963-2010 - Bonita Robbins
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A selection of poetry penned by Roland Wells Robbins, known best for the man who located the original site of Henry Thoreau's house next to Walden Pond. Here they are "quaintly illustrated" by Karl E. Genthner, with calligraphy by Kristina Joyce.
Academy Books, 1938, Second Printing, 1986. Paperback, 88 pp.
A work of fiction based in the fictitious town of Merriville, Vermont. Revolves around characters who graduate from the local high school in 1963, and it follows thrm through their lives until they reach the age of 65. Includes the stories of parents, siblings, children, friends, lovers, employers, and the town of Merriville itself. What did they gain? What did they lose? What did they learn?
Shires Press, 2011. Paperback, 265 pp.
Here Lawrence Millman follows the trail of a woman who once tried to walk (and row) from New York City to Siberia. He also gets a ride from an apparent ghost in Iceland and attends a feast in Micronesia where the piece de resistance is fruit bat penis. A styish and often very funny collection of 23 essays. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR.
SunnyOutside, 2012. Paperback, 126 pp.
Finding Birds Around the World - Peter Alden, John Gooders (SIGNED) What We're Fighting for Now is Each Other: Dispatches from the Front Lines of Climate Justice -  Wen Stephenson Transforming Scrooge: Dickens' Blueprint for a Spiritual Awakening - Joseph D. Cusumano
Finding Birds Around the World - Peter Alden, John Gooders (SIGNED)
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The first world travel guide for birders, with the best birding spots in the world described for the first time in a single volume. Tells you where to base, where to find birds, what species you can expect to see, how common or rare they are, what forms of transportation are available, what roads to take, what sights shouldn't be missed, and what to do when you're not birding. Shows you where to find more than half of all bird species in the world. SIGNED BY CO-AUTHOR PETER ALDEN.
Houghton Mifflin Company, 1981. Hardcover with dust jacket, 683 pp.
Offers an up-close, on-the-ground look at some of the remarkable and courageous people who have laid everything on the line to build and inspire the fast-growing movement for climate justice in America. Argues that the movement must b less like environmentalism as we know it and more like the great human-rights and social-justice struggles of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, from abolitionism to civil rights -- a struggle for human solidarity.
Beacon Press, 2015. Paperback, 239 pp.
In the space of one night, Ebenezer Scrooge transformed hismelf from a mean, cold-hearted miser into a loving, spiritually aware individual. What really fueled his life-affirming change? And can we use the same vital principles to live more joyful, fulfilling lives? Joseph D. Cusumano reveals how Scrooge's transformative journey led him -- and can lead you -- to a newfound spiritual awareness and happiness. Like Scrooge, we must face unresolved pain from the past; defuse our defense mechanisms; come to terms with our fundamental aloneness and mortality; and open our compassionate hearts. This book fully describes how to use this process to spark your own spiritual evolution.
Llewellyn Publications, 1996. Paperback, 170 pp.
Our Like Will Not Be There Again: Notes From the West of Ireland - Lawrence Millman Baxter State Park and Katahdin (Images of America) - John W. Neff, Howard R. Whitcomb Arcadian America: The Death and Life of an Environmental Tradition - Aaron Sachs
Millman journeys through the west of Ireland, a rugged geography sometimes referred to as "the last place on earth where conversation is not dead." Along the way, he meets tinkers, tramps, rat charmers, pig-gelders, and farriers -- craftspeople who have become anachronisms in an increasingly industrialized country. This book is at once a lament for and a celebration of a dying way of life. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR.
M. Evans, 1977, 2015. Paperback, 209 pp.
The character of Baxter State Park and the great mountain at its heart can be powerfully conveyed through two words: forever wild. The mountain known as Ktaadn, or "the greatest mountain," was known by native people, colonial adventurers, naturalists, loggers, and recreational climbers and campers. When calls for preservation went unheeded, former governor Percival P. Baxter purchased some 201,000 acres over a period of 30 years and gifted them to the state. This book draws on rich collections of archival images that date back to the 19th century.
Arcadia Publishing, 2012. Paperback, 127 pp.
Until the trauma of the Civil War, many Americans sought to shape society into what they thought of as an Arcadia -- a public garden that depended on an ethic of communal care, and whose sense of beauty and repose related directly to an acknowledgment of mortality and limitation. Sachs explores the notion of Arcadia in the works of 19th-century nature writers, novelists, painters, horticulturists, landscape architects, and city planners. His insights suggest new ways of understanding American history and the environmental movement today.
Yale University Press, 2013. Hardcover, 480 pp.
Edwin Way Teale As We Knew Him: A Musical Call to Nature - Millard C. Davis Enlightened Vagabond: The Life and Teachings of Patrul Rinpoche - Matthieu Ricard Arcadian America: The Death and Life of an Environmental Tradition - Aaron Sachs (Paperback)
Edwin Way Teale As We Knew Him: A Musical Call to Nature - Millard C. Davis
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The life and work of this great naturalist is told through his own writings, memoirs by his friends and contemporaries, and interviews with those who knew him best. Includes many historical photographs. Edwin Way Teale (1899-1980) was the fourth President of The Thoreau Society, 1957-1958.
Shires Press, 2014. Soft cover, 6 x 9 inch format, 136 pp.
The life and teachings of the wandering yogi Patrul Rinpoche -- a highly revered Buddhist master and scholar of nineteenth-century Tibet -- come alive in true stories gathered and translated by the French Buddhist monk Matthieur Ricard over the course of more than thirty years, based on the oral accounts of great contemporary teachers as well as written sources. Patrul's life story reveals the nature of a highly realized being as he transmits the Dharma in everything he does, teaching both simple nomads and great lamas in ways that are often unconventional and even humorous, but always with uncompromising authenticity.
Shambala, 2017. Paperback, 282 pp.
Until the trauma of the Civil War, many Americans sought to shape society into what they thought of as an Arcadia -- a public garden that depended on an ethic of communal care, and whose sense of beauty and repose related directly to an acknowledgment of mortality and limitation. Sachs explores the notion of Arcadia in the works of 19th-century nature writers, novelists, painters, horticulturists, landscape architects, and city planners. His insights suggest new ways of understanding American history and the environmental movement today.
Yale University Press, 2013. Paperback, 484 pp.
A Plea for the Animals: The Moral, Philosophical, and Evolutionary Imperative to Treat All Beings with Compassion - Matthieu Ricard Minerva and the Muse: A Life of Margaret Fuller - Joan Von Mehren Wild Fruits: Thoreau's Rediscovered Last Manuscript - Henry David Thoreau, Bradley P. Dean, ed. (Hardback)
Minerva and the Muse: A Life of Margaret Fuller - Joan Von Mehren
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Ricard takes arguments from his best-selling books, Altruism and Happiness, and follows them to their logical conclusion: that compassion toward all beings, including our fellow animals, is a moral obligation and the direction toward which any enlightened society must aspire. What arises from his narrative is an unambiguous and powerful ethical imperative for treating all of the animals with whom we share this planet with respect and compassion.
Shambala, 2016. Hardback, 341 pp.
Describes Margaret Fuller's evolution as a woman and a writer, encompassing her career as editor of the Dial, journalist for The New York Tribune, and other literary achievements. At the time this biography was published, it superseded prior and inadequate studies.
University of Massachusetts Press, 1994. Paperback, 6 x 9 inch format, 398 pp.
The distinctly American gospel -- never before published -- of our great nature writer, mystic, ecologist, and prophet.The final harvest of a great writer's last years, Wild Fruits presents Thoreau's sacramental vision of nature--a vision compelling in part because it grew out of an approach to the natural world at once scientific and mystical. The difficulties of Thoreau's handwriting, method of composition, notations, and pagination have kept his final observations and meditations from publication until now; thanks to the assiduous efforts of Thoreau specialist Bradley Dean, this great work can finally be brought to light. Features illustrations by Abigail Rorer. This book was reviewed in Thoreau Society Bulletin 230, Winter 2000, p. 3.
W. W. Norton, 2000. Hardback First Edition, 409 pp.
Rightful Heritage: Franklin D. Roosevelt and the Land of America - Douglas Brinkley Zane Grey's Wild West: A Study of 31 Novels - Victor Carl Friesen "In Wildness" Stoneware Morning Mug / Bowl
Zane Grey's Wild West: A Study of 31 Novels - Victor Carl Friesen
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Skillfully chronicles Roosevelt's essential yet unsung legacy as the founder of the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) and the premier protector of America's public lands. FDR built state park systems and scenic roadways from scratch. Through his leadership, pristine landscapes such as the Great Smokies, the Everglades, Joshua Tree, the Olympics, Big Bend, and the Channel Islands were forever saved.
Harper, 2016. Hardcover. 743 pp.
A literary discussion of about one-half of Zane Grey's Westerns, selected to best show the broad scope of this popular author's interest in the West. Central is Grey's ecological concern for the natural world -- its vastness, color and beauty. Close parallels are drawn throughout the book between Grey's work and the philosophy and writings of Thoreau. Note particularly Chapter 15 -- "The Vanishing American: A Thoreauvian Native."
McFarland & Company, 2014. Soft Cover, 6 x 9 inch format, 228 pp.
This stoneware mug/bowl has a green glaze and handles, and it carries the Thoreau quote: "In Wildness is the preservation of the world," along with Thoreau's fish hawk drawing. It is dishwasher, microwave, and oven safe. Lead-free, and food-safe for everyday use. stands about 3 inches tall, and the opening is about 3.5 inches wide. Handcrafted in U.S.A.
Black Swan Lake: Life of a Wetland - Rod Giblett
Black Swan Lake: Life of a Wetland - Rod Giblett
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Rod Giblett built his own house by Forrestdale Lake in 1986 and has lived in it ever since. For several years he kept a nature journal from which the firt part of this book is drawn. He is a local conservationist of bushland and wetlands in Forrestdale and has been Secretary of the Friends of Forrestdale for more than 20 years. Black Swan Lake is a unique synthesis of bioregional knowledge, historical and philosophical reflection, and autobiographical narrative with a distinctly personal stamp.
Intellect, 2013. Paperback, 195 pp.