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Whispers and Shadows: A Naturalist's Memoirs - Book


Whispers and Shadows: A Naturalist's Memoirs will help you rediscover your sense of wonder in nature and explore a human need for wilderness. Celebrated rural historian Jerry Apps combines his lively storytelling and careful observations of nature in eloquent essays. The author draws on a lifetime of experiences from his earliest years growing up on a central Wisconsin farm to his current ventures as gardener, tree farmer and steward of wetlands, prairies and endangered Karner blue butterflies. He explores the nature lessons he learned by following his father's adice to listen for the whispers and look into the shadows. He is also inspired by the writings of Aldo Leopold, Annie Dillard, Henry David Thoreau, Sigurd Olson, Ralph Waldo Emerson, John Muir and others. Whispers and Shadows reminds us to slow down, turn off technology, and allow our senses to reconnect us to the natural world.

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Author: Jerry Apps
Hardcover - 5.5 in. x 8 in.
128 pages
ISBN: 9780870207099
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Jerry Apps is professor emeritus at the University of Wisconsin?Madison and the author of many books on rural history and country life, including "Old Farm: A History" and "Horse-Drawn Days: A Century of Farming with Horses." Jerry was born and raised on a small farm in Waushara County, Wisconsin, where he spent countless hours working in the barn, milking and feeding cows, helping to store hay in the haymow, and appreciating the barn?s importance to the life of a farm.

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