Marshwalker: Naturalist Memoirs by John WeierMarshwalker: Naturalist Memoirs by John Weier

Marshwalker: Naturalist Memoirs

byJohn Weier

Paperback | November 28, 1998

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Written in the tradition of Peter Matthiessen's classic The Wind Birds, Marshwalker: Naturalist Memoirs conveys the biological and behavioural intricacies of marsh life without dulling their romance and splendour. The memoir is a month-by-month study of a large prairie marsh with its many inhabitants. Weier's meditative observation of birds and their cyclical existence is underscored by his own personal narrative. Marshwalker is both a book on the birds and wildlife of the marsh and a poetic exploration of the other intricacies of life. Reading the words of this earth-lover, we share his wonder at the quiet, profound beauty of the natural world.
John Weier believes nothing is simple, especially his writing: his memoirs are novels, and his novels documentary. His poetry is prose and follows diary lines, his prose is poetic. The author of five previous collections of poetry, three works of fiction, two nature memoirs and a children's book, John often writes about his passions, t...
Title:Marshwalker: Naturalist MemoirsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:183 pages, 8.5 × 5.5 × 0.55 inPublished:November 28, 1998Publisher:Turnstone PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:088801225X

ISBN - 13:9780888012258

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John Weier conveys the biological and behavioral intricacies of wetland wildlife without dulling the romance or wonder in Marshwalker: Naturalist Memoirs. The book is a month-by-month diary of a large prairie marsh and its many inhabitants; the often meditative observations of the birds and the cycles of their lives is underscored by Weier's own personal outlook on life.