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Bay country

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Publisher:
Johns Hopkins University Press,
Pub. Date:
c1987.
Language:
English
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Winner of the John Burroughs Medal for the Outstanding Book of Nature Writing."Must reading in a city that reinvented itself by seeking itsharbor roots."--Baltimore Magazine."Mr. Horton--a Baltimore journalist who has developed a devoted but hitherto local following--ventures into a small, distinguished circle of nature writers. Fans of Aldo Leopold, John McPhee and Sigurd Olson won't be disappointed. This is not merely a book for those who already know the Chesapeake, although they will be enchanted by Tom Horton's vast knowledge, narrative skills and eye for detail. Like the true bay native he is, Mr. Horton uses the Chesapeake as a limitless resource from which to harvest a great bounty of observations about politics, nature, and human beings."--New York Times Book Review."Sailing down the Chesapeake in this book is bracing, for Horton is knowledgeable, thoughtful, full of wonder about the natural world and outspoken... . As Smith Islanders might say, it's a `right smart' book."--Washington Post.Marylan
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9780801835254
080184875
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subject_facet Chesapeake Bay -- Marine biology, Chesapeake Bay Region (Md. and Va.) -- Description and travel, Chesapeake Bay region -- Description and travel, Environmental protection -- Chesapeake Bay Region (Md. and Va.), Environmental protection -- Chesapeake Bay region, Kuethe Library Historical & Genealogical Research Center - G, Maryland -- Chesapeake Bay, Maryland Gold Star Collection
title_display Bay country
title_full Bay country / Tom Horton ; illustrations by Charles R. Hazard, Bay country [Gold Star] / Tom Horton ; illustrations by Charles R. Hazard, Bay country [Kuethe] / Tom Horton ; illustrations by Charles R. Hazard
title_short Bay country
topic_facet Chesapeake Bay, Chesapeake Bay region, Description and travel, Environmental protection, Marine biology