Loon Lore: In Poetry & Prose by William SullivanLoon Lore: In Poetry & Prose by William Sullivan

Loon Lore: In Poetry & Prose

byWilliam SullivanIllustratorLeslie Tryon

Paperback | September 8, 2015

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In Loon Lore: In Poetry and Prose, Bill Sullivan explores his admiration for and attachment to the common loon, the ancient aquatic bird that migrates from the northern lakes of New England and beyond to wintering sites along the coast of Rhode Island, bringing a taste of wilderness and a sense of wonderment and delight to the dark days of winter. The poems consider the loon’s past, present, and future in New England, recognizing that their future is ours as well. Interspersed prose reflections discuss native oral tales and myth, the ice age, Thoreau and wilderness, oil spills, bird migrations, concepts of time, and loon survival given the ecological challenges of our day. Illustrator Leslie Tryon has rendered soft pencil drawings throughout the book.
Before retiring to Westerly, Rhode Island, WILLIAM SULLIVAN taught English and American studies at Keene State College. He has co-written two books on twentieth century American poetry: Modern American Poetry, 1865 – 1950, Twayne Publishers, Boston; and Containing Multitudes, Poetry in the United States Since 1950, Twayne Publishers, S...
Title:Loon Lore: In Poetry & ProseFormat:PaperbackDimensions:48 pages, 8 × 6.76 × 0.18 inPublished:September 8, 2015Publisher:Grove Street BooksLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1941934021

ISBN - 13:9781941934029

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