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The Meadowlands

wilderness adventures at the edge of a city
  • 220 Pages
  • 3.30 MB
  • English
Anchor Books , New York
Sullivan, Robert, 1963- -- Travel -- New Jersey -- Hackensack Meadowlands, Hackensack Meadowlands (N.J.) -- Description and t


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StatementRobert Sullivan.
LC ClassificationsF142.H35 S85 1998
The Physical Object
Pagination220 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL36853M
ISBN 100385495080
LC Control Number99023159

The Meadowlands: Wilderness Adventures at the Edge of a City Paperback – J by Robert Sullivan (Author)4/5(26). Thomas Yezerski's Meadowlands book is far more engaging to a young reader. The message is neither sugar-coated nor a slap to the face.

He is simply telling a true story about how a real, relatable environment has been subject to both human abuse as well as salvation.5/5(14). Imagine a grunge nort Jersey version of John McPhee’s classic The Pine Barrens and you’ll get some idea of the idiosyncratic, fact-filled, and highly original work that is Robert Sullivan’s The Meadowlands.

Just five miles west of New York City, this vilified, half-developed, half-untamed, much dumped-on, and sometimes odiferous tract of swampland is home to rare birds and missing bodies, tranquil marshes. When humans arrived in the Meadowlands, in ab B.C., they went from leaving huge piles of oyster shells to dumping increasingly poisonous wastes, from homes, then from workshops, then from factories.

At one point very recently in its history, the Meadowlands was the largest garbage dump in the : Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group. Meadowlands is first and foremost a collection of poems The Meadowlands book the fine art of practicing patience, or the lack thereof.

Using the myth of the Odyssey, Gluck emphasizes Penelope's stubborn patience at her loom waiting for Odysseus to return, and Telemachus' impatience with his father and the dalliances he's had on his long journey home/5. Meadowland gives an unique and intimate account of an English meadows life from January to December, together with its biography.

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In exquisite prose, John Lewis-Stempel records the passage of the seasons from cowslips in spring to the hay-cutting of summer and grazing in autumn, and includes the biographies of the animals that inhabit What really goes on in the long grass?/5.

Meadowlands (book) Meadowlands is a The Meadowlands book book by Louise Glück. The page collection, published by Ecco, is Glück's seventh poetry collection. Via a retelling of the Odyssey, Glück explores love through the life and deterioration of a : Louise Glück. The Meadowlands in New Jersey.

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Pestilence, poison, murder, mayhem&#;the Meadowlands are home to them all, in abundance. Come a free day, Sullivan. Through these classical figures, Meadowlands explores such timeless themes as the endless negotiation of family life, the cruelty that intimacy enables, and.

Meadowland: The Private Life of an English Field is a month-by-month account of the wild and domestic animal activity that takes place in the English countryside, a stones throw from Wales, at the foot of the Black Mountains. This is a gorgeous book with prose I could read all day. The style of writing is truly stunning and worthy of all praise/5().

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Gluck's book Meadowlands is a collection of poems that intertwine the same way a novel does. The author connects the book with a contemporary marriage and a re-telling of Homer's The Odyssey. By showing this popular mythology alongside the modern work, Gluck is able to remind us themes of love, betrayl, loss, stubbornness and grief.5/5(5).

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The Nature of the Meadowlands is a celebration of an environmental success story. I think every naturalist in the United States knows the outlines of this urban tale: The pristine marshes of New Jersey are poisoned by pollution, toxic waste, pig farms, and probably every single way in which human beings can destroy the environment.

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