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The Resource Out of the woods : seeing nature in the everyday, Julia Corbett

Out of the woods : seeing nature in the everyday, Julia Corbett

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Out of the woods : seeing nature in the everyday
Title
Out of the woods
Title remainder
seeing nature in the everyday
Statement of responsibility
Julia Corbett
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Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Have you ever wondered about society's desire to cultivate the perfect lawn, why we view some animals as "good" and some as "bad," or even thought about the bits of nature inside everyday items-toothbrushes, cell phones, and coffee mugs? In this fresh and introspective collection of essays, Julia Corbett examines nature in our lives with all of its ironies and contradictions by seamlessly integrating personal narratives with morsels of highly digestible science and research. Each story delves into an overlooked aspect of our relationship with nature--insects, garbage, backyards, noise, open doors, animals, and language--and how we cover our tracks. With a keen sense of irony and humor and an awareness of the miraculous in the mundane, Julia recognizes the contradictions of contemporary life. She confronts the owner of a high-end market who insists on keeping his doors open in all temperatures. Takes us on a trip to a new mall with a replica of a trout stream that once flowed nearby. The phrase "out of the woods" guides us through layers of meaning to a contemplation of grief, remembrance, and resilience"-- Publisher description
Summary
A fresh and introspective collection of essays examines nature in our lives with all of its ironies and contradictions by seamlessly integrating personal narratives with morsels of highly digestible science and research, with each story delves into an overlooked aspect of our relationship with nature—insects, garbage, backyards, noise, open doors, animals, and language—and how we cover our tracks
Tone
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10738957
Cataloging source
DLC
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Corbett, Julia B
Dewey number
304.2
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • Human ecology
  • Nature
  • Urban ecology (Biology)
  • Human-animal relationships
  • Human-animal relationships
  • Human ecology
  • Nature
  • Urban ecology (Biology)
Target audience
adult
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seeing nature in the everyday
Label
Out of the woods : seeing nature in the everyday, Julia Corbett
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 211-217)
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volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Living in a circle of beating hearts -- The granddaddy of all trash days -- A regular day for the moon -- Out of the woods -- The big hum -- A gardener grows -- Speaking a shared language -- Implosion at the mall -- Brushing them aside -- Robotic iguanas -- Shut the door -- Epilogue: The everyday is everything
Control code
on1037028495
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
x, 219 pages
Isbn
9781943859870
Lccn
2018008694
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)1037028495
Label
Out of the woods : seeing nature in the everyday, Julia Corbett
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 211-217)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Living in a circle of beating hearts -- The granddaddy of all trash days -- A regular day for the moon -- Out of the woods -- The big hum -- A gardener grows -- Speaking a shared language -- Implosion at the mall -- Brushing them aside -- Robotic iguanas -- Shut the door -- Epilogue: The everyday is everything
Control code
on1037028495
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
x, 219 pages
Isbn
9781943859870
Lccn
2018008694
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)1037028495

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