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ISBN-10: 0375713638
ISBN-13: 9780375713637
Publisher: Vintage Books
Publish Date: 06/11/2002
Dimensions: 7.98" L, 5.20" W, 0.52" H

Ill Nature

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In the classic tradition of The End of Nature andLiving Upstream come 19 essays about the ravaged state of nature by one of our most wonderful and honest writers. With guts and razor-sharp wit, she sounds the alarm over the disconnection from nature that our consumer culture has created.

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"Enchanting and explosive." -"The Washington Post Book World
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"Glows with fire-and-brimstone passion." -"The Boston Globe"

"Rise[s] above the din of dreary environmental writing and smack[s] us in the face with the sorry state of our natural affairs." -"San Francisco Chronicle
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"Joy Williams brings her fierce compassion to bear on subjects she holds dear: the vanishing Florida Everglades, the miracle of animals in our lives, why she writes. Her words are tonic, wholly original; she is a writer to reckon with." -"O: The Oprah Magazine"

"Joy Williams' essays . . . manage to articulate with wit, elegance, intelligence, and appropriate disdain, the enterprise in which we are all implicated." -W. S. Merwin"
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"Joy Williams has been one of our best writers for ever so long, and now she has written a scorcher: a truth-teller's expedition, and true to the heart." -Edward Hoagland

"Reading Joy Williams . . . is like falling down into some deep blue subaqueous place of mesmerizing wonder." -Rick Bass
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""Funny, piercing and brilliant . . . "Ill Nature "destroys a number of our culture-wide illusions and exposes them for the cruel, cowardly and downright stupid attitudes and beliefs that we often have toward the natural world." -"Sun-Sentinel"

"Williams makes her case with such wit and weight that her punch lands like a John Ruiz haymaker." -"Entertainment Weekly"
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Details

ISBN-10: 0375713638
ISBN-13: 9780375713637
Publisher: Vintage Books
Publish Date: 06/11/2002
Dimensions: 7.98" L, 5.20" W, 0.52" H
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