Mountains Of The Heart: A Natural History Of The Appalachians by Scott WeidensaulMountains Of The Heart: A Natural History Of The Appalachians by Scott Weidensaul

Mountains Of The Heart: A Natural History Of The Appalachians

byScott Weidensaul

Paperback | February 16, 2016

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Part natural history, part poetry, Mountains of the Heart is full of hidden gems and less traveled parts of the Appalachian Mountains

Stretching almost unbroken from Alabama to Belle Isle, Newfoundland, the Appalachians are one of the oldest mountain ranges in the world. In Mountains of the Heart, renowned author and avid naturalist Scott Weidensaul shows how geology, ecology, climate, evolution, and 500 million years of history have shaped one of the continent's greatest landscapes into an ecosystem of unmatched beauty. This edition celebrates the book's 20th anniversary of publication and includes a new foreword from the author.
Scott Weidensaul is an author and naturalist who has written more than two dozen books on natural history, including Pulitzer Prize finalist Living on the Wind: Across the Hemisphere with Migratory Birds, The Ghost with Trembling Wings, Of a Feather: A Brief History of American Birding, and The First Frontier: The Forgotten History of ...
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Title:Mountains Of The Heart: A Natural History Of The AppalachiansFormat:PaperbackDimensions:336 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.9 inPublished:February 16, 2016Publisher:Fulcrum PublishingLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1938486889

ISBN - 13:9781938486883

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Scott Weidensaul’s mastery of language and nature, his ability to notice, catch and distill fragments of beauty missed by others, makes this the sort of book yearned for by all who cherish wild things and wild places. As that beauty fades from our beloved Appalachians, Mountains of the Heart can provide us with inspiration and information to act.”  —Ted Williams, Audubon Magazine