Land of Bears and Honey: A Natural History of East Texas

Paperback | January 1, 1994

byJoe C. Truett, Daniel W. Lay

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The story of the land, wildlife, and ecology of East Texas.

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'This deceptively slender volume is three things: a how-to-book, an aesthetic feast and a moral tale.... To same a last remnant (of the forest) is a triumph, but it is a trump to be savored in sadness. Our ancestors found East Texas a land of beauty spots.' --'Dallas Morning News'

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The story of the land, wildlife, and ecology of East Texas.

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'This deceptively slender volume is three things: a how-to-book, an aesthetic feast and a moral tale.... To same a last remnant (of the forest) is a triumph, but it is a trump to be savored in sadness. Our ancestors found East Texas a land of beauty spots.' --'Dallas Morning News'

Format:PaperbackDimensions:198 pages, 8 × 5 × 1.75 inPublished:January 1, 1994Publisher:University Of Texas Press

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ISBN - 10:0292781342

ISBN - 13:9780292781344

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Table of Contents

ForewordAcknowledgmentsPreface to the Paperback EditionPreface1. The Virgin Forest2. Grass 3. Land of Bears and Honey4. Tooth and Claw5. Wings6. Home Is the Hunter7. Wilderness Trilogy8. Legacy9. When the Stars Begin to FallReferencesIndex

From Our Editors

'This deceptively slender volume is three things: a how-to-book, an aesthetic feast and a moral tale.... To same a last remnant (of the forest) is a triumph, but it is a trump to be savored in sadness. Our ancestors found East Texas a land of beauty spots.' --'Dallas Morning News'

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In Land of Bears and Honey, East Texans have their own regional Walden, written with keen historical perspectives, literary style, and deep respect for the land. - Fred Tarpley