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Peculiar Work: Writing about Benton Mackaye, Conservation, Community

Larry Anderson

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ISBN 10: 0985561408 / ISBN 13: 9780985561406
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286 pages. Dimensions: 9.0in. x 6.0in. x 0.7in.Peculiar Work gathers selected articles and essays written by Larry Anderson over more than thirty years. Anderson is also the author of Benton MacKaye: Conservationist, Planner, and Creator of the Appalachian Trail (2002), the definitive biography of the visionary American environmentalist best known for his conception of the Appalachian Trail and as a co-founder of The Wilderness Society. In addition to articles about aspects of MacKayes life and career, this collection includes writing about land conservation, wilderness, hiking, community activism, and small-town politics. In a direct, clear style, informed by years of experience and research, Anderson provides a distinctive perspective on the complex connections linking landscape, history, and civic responsibility. This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. Bookseller Inventory # 9780985561406

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Publisher: Quicksand Chronicles

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Peculiar Work gathers selected articles and essays written by Larry Anderson over more than thirty years. Anderson is also the author of Benton MacKaye: Conservationist, Planner, and Creator of the Appalachian Trail (2002), the definitive biography of the visionary American environmentalist best known for his conception of the Appalachian Trail and as a co-founder of The Wilderness Society. In addition to articles about aspects of MacKaye’s life and career, this collection includes writing about land conservation, wilderness, hiking, community activism, and small-town politics. In a direct, clear style, informed by years of experience and research, Anderson provides a distinctive perspective on the complex connections linking landscape, history, and civic responsibility.

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Larry Anderson is a writer who lives in Little Compton, Rhode Island. Among other things, he has been a newspaper reporter, book publisher, president of a local land trust, and town moderator.

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