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Sightlines: a conversation with the natural world
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New York : The Experiment, 2013.
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244 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.
Status:
Central
941.104 J321 2013
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"Winner of the 2014 Orion Book Award for Nonfiction Winner of the John Burroughs Association 2014 Medal for Distinguished Natural History Book With her poet's eye and naturalist's affinity for wild places, Kathleen Jamie reports from the field in this enthralling collection of fourteen essays whose power derives from the stubborn attention she pays to everything around her. Jamie roams her native Scottish "byways and hills" and sails north to encounter whalebones and icebergs. Interweaving personal history with her scrutiny of landscape, Jamie dissects whatever her gaze falls upon-from vistas of cells beneath a hospital microscope, to orcas rounding a headland, to the aurora borealis lighting up the frozen sea. Written with precision, subtlety, and wry humor, Sightlines urges us to "Keep looking. Keep looking, even when there's nothing much to see."--
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APA Citation (style guide)

Jamie, K. (2013). Sightlines: a conversation with the natural world. New York: The Experiment.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Jamie, Kathleen, 1962-. 2013. Sightlines: A Conversation With the Natural World. New York: The Experiment.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Jamie, Kathleen, 1962-, Sightlines: A Conversation With the Natural World. New York: The Experiment, 2013.

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Jamie, Kathleen. Sightlines: A Conversation With the Natural World. New York: The Experiment, 2013. Print.

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