In our nature: stories of wildness

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Dorling Kindersley Pub.,
Pub. Date:
2000.
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1st ed.
Language:
English
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Unforgettable short stories provoke, illuminate, and startle as they explore our perception of nature and the conflict between wildness and civilization within each of us.At a time of increasing awareness and uncertainty about our relationship with the earth, this provocative collection of stellar short stories by writers such as Barry Lopez, Margaret Atwood, E. L. Doctorow, Rick Bass, and Chris Offutt plumbs the mystery of nature within us and the world of nature that surrounds us. We are nature -- in spite of our machines, our plastics, and our artificial ingredients -- yet what do we make of our own nature, our own wildness? And how do we explain the paradox of our urge to both exploit and protect wilderness?From Rick Bass's "Swamp Boy", where the young hero is hounded by a pack of boys incensed by his solitary communion with the wild, to Margaret Atwood's wickedly funny story, "My Life as a Bat", to "The Heart of the Sky", Kent Meyers's soulful ballad of love regained, these memorable stories embody the confusion of our knotty interpretations of wildness. Fresh and unexpected, they illuminate our place in the shimmering univ
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