The Nature of Nature: New Essays from America's Finest Writers on Nature

William Shore, Author
William Shore, Author Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMH) $24.95 (0p) ISBN 978-0-15-100080-7
Reviewed on: 10/31/1994
Release date: 11/01/1994
Shore, executive director of Share Our Strength, a nonprofit hunger-relief organization, here assembles a glittering galaxy of nature writers. David Raines Wallace visits a Costa Rican rain forest. Other pieces feature Sue Hubbell on millipedes, Sy Montgomery on emus, Bernd Heimrich on birds' eggs, Roger Swain on frogs. Scott Russell Sanders takes us canoeing in the wilderness, and Lawrence Joseph offers a proposal for solving the problem of overpopulation. Singly and collectively, this is a sparkling compendium. Illustrations not seen by PW. (Nov.)
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