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The Resource Dawn light : dancing with cranes and other ways to start the day, Diane Ackerman

Dawn light : dancing with cranes and other ways to start the day, Diane Ackerman

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Dawn light : dancing with cranes and other ways to start the day
Title
Dawn light
Title remainder
dancing with cranes and other ways to start the day
Statement of responsibility
Diane Ackerman
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A celebrated storyteller-poet-naturalist explores a year of dawns, drawing on sources as diverse as meteorology, world religion, etymology, art history, poetry, organic farming, and beekeeping
Summary
Celebrated storyteller-poet-naturalist Diane Ackerman explores a year of dawns across the seasons, from bird and animal behavior, to the light of dawn, dawn rituals across the world, and the many connotations of the word "dawn"
Writing style
Award
Booklist Editors' Choice, 2009.
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323000
Cataloging source
DLC
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1948-
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Ackerman, Diane
Dewey number
508.2
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
no index present
LC call number
QB637.2
LC item number
.A35 2009
Literary form
non fiction
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Seasons
  • Nature
  • Human beings
  • Meditations
  • Satisfaction
  • Monet, Claude
  • Sei Shōnagon
  • Katsushika, Hokusai
  • Palm Beach (Fla.)
  • Ithaca (N.Y.)
Target audience
adult
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dancing with cranes and other ways to start the day
Label
Dawn light : dancing with cranes and other ways to start the day, Diane Ackerman
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Publication
Contents
Prologue: a dawning pleasure -- Dawn mother -- Spring: Palm Beach, Florida. Dawn among the palms -- Just a little rain -- A calamity of cranes -- The lost night sky -- Forget bats -- Some tales we tell -- Venus observed -- In the spirit of Monet -- Festivals of the dawn -- Troubadours -- Missive -- Red dawns and fields of green -- Time races Dawn's many faces -- Summer: Ithaca, New York. Dangerous dawn -- In the spirit of Sei Shōnagon -- Dawn in the garden of cosmic reflection --Matins with the neighbors (two-legged and four) -- The solstice bird -- In the spirit of Hokusai -- On the ledge of the morning -- Dew drop in -- Where it's summer -- Woodpecker dawn -- Glory days -- Autumn.The murmuring of innumerable bees -- Honeycombing -- An angle on Archimedes -- A little Sabbath with the sun -- Autumn dawn -- False dawn -- Nothing doing -- In the vase of the universe -- Clever as clever -- Field guides -- Winter. Where it's winter -- Water, water everywhere -- Crystals -- One bad rooster spoils the barnyard -- After hours -- The silence that is not there and the silence that is -- Time well spent
Control code
ocn317473430
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xiv, 240 p., [8] p. of plates
Isbn
9780393061734
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2009023459
Other physical details
col. ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)317473430
Label
Dawn light : dancing with cranes and other ways to start the day, Diane Ackerman
Publication
Contents
Prologue: a dawning pleasure -- Dawn mother -- Spring: Palm Beach, Florida. Dawn among the palms -- Just a little rain -- A calamity of cranes -- The lost night sky -- Forget bats -- Some tales we tell -- Venus observed -- In the spirit of Monet -- Festivals of the dawn -- Troubadours -- Missive -- Red dawns and fields of green -- Time races Dawn's many faces -- Summer: Ithaca, New York. Dangerous dawn -- In the spirit of Sei Shōnagon -- Dawn in the garden of cosmic reflection --Matins with the neighbors (two-legged and four) -- The solstice bird -- In the spirit of Hokusai -- On the ledge of the morning -- Dew drop in -- Where it's summer -- Woodpecker dawn -- Glory days -- Autumn.The murmuring of innumerable bees -- Honeycombing -- An angle on Archimedes -- A little Sabbath with the sun -- Autumn dawn -- False dawn -- Nothing doing -- In the vase of the universe -- Clever as clever -- Field guides -- Winter. Where it's winter -- Water, water everywhere -- Crystals -- One bad rooster spoils the barnyard -- After hours -- The silence that is not there and the silence that is -- Time well spent
Control code
ocn317473430
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xiv, 240 p., [8] p. of plates
Isbn
9780393061734
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2009023459
Other physical details
col. ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)317473430

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