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Highway 1, hidden from Florida-bound travelers by the hedge at the edge of the road and by hulks of old cars, stacks of blown-out tires, and primeval jumbles of rusted metal. In 2015 she was inducted into the Georgia Writers Hall of Fame. The book interweaves family history and memoir is an American writer, naturalist, and environmental activist. She was the John and Renee Grisham Writer-in-Residence at the University of Mississippi. Ray comes to know Pinhook intimately as she joins the fight to protect it, spending the night in the swamp, tasting honey made from its flowers, tracking wildlife, and talking to others about their relationship with the swamp.

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pinhook finding wholeness in a fragmented land janisse ray

This is one of America's last truly wild places, and Pinhook takes us into its heart. I enjoyed reading this book about putting an ecosystem back together and what it means to be fragmented in community and landscape. This is one of America's last truly wild places, and Pinhook Swamp acts as a vital watershed and wildlife corridor, a link between the great southern wildernesses of Okefenokee Swamp and Osceola National Forest. This is the story of what happens on a week-long trip down the river one spring, a trip Janisse dreamed of taking since she was a girl. For over a century an extraordinary family resists modern life and protects a forest, despite daunting odds.

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Nonfiction Book Review: PINHOOK: Finding Wholeness in a Fragmented Land by Janisse Ray, Author . Chelsea Green $12 (224p) ISBN 978

pinhook finding wholeness in a fragmented land janisse ray

Ray sees Pinhook through the eyes of the people who live there--naturalists, beekeepers, homesteaders, hunters, and locals at the country store. She is the author of several books, including The Seed Underground, Pinhook and Ecology of a Cracker Childhood, a New York Times Notable Book. This is one of America's last truly wild places, and Pinhook takes us into its heart. Ray comes to know Pinhook intimately as she joins the fight to protect it, spending the night in the swamp, tasting honey made from its flowers, tracking wildlife, and talking to others about their relationship with the swamp. Pinhook Swamp is a vital watershed and wildlife corridor linking the great southern wildernesses of Okefenokee Swamp and Osceola National Forest. Pinhook Swamp acts as a vital watershed and wildlife corridor, a link between the great southern wildernesses of Okefenokee Swamp and Osceola National Forest.

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pinhook finding wholeness in a fragmented land janisse ray

Ray's second book, Wild Card Quilt, recounts her experiences of moving back home to Georgia with her son after attending graduate school in Montana. Together Okefenokee, Osceola, and Pinhook form one of the largest expanse of protected wild land east of the Mississippi River. Her voice in this book makes a strong, but eloquent case for the need to preserve Pinhook and the adjacent areas. An environmental activist, she has campaigned on behalf of the Altamaha River and the Moody Swamp. Book Title: Pinhook: Finding Wholeness in a Fragmented Land The author of the book: Edition: Chelsea Green Publishing Company The size of the: 6.

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pinhook finding wholeness in a fragmented land janisse ray

Natural grandeur is all around us. She has taught at Keene State College, Coastal Carolina University, Florida Gulf Coast University, and Green Mountain College. Pinhook Swamp acts as a vital watershed and wildlife corridor, a link between the great southern wildernesses of Okefenokee Swamp and Osceola National Forest. She had me there, really there and loving the swamps of our south eastern America. She lectures widely on nature, community, agriculture, wildness, sustainability and the politics of wholeness.

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Pinhook: Finding Wholeness in a Fragmented Land by Janisse Ray

pinhook finding wholeness in a fragmented land janisse ray

Janisse Ray grew up in a junkyard along U. As a student there he studied landscape architecture. Pinhook Swamp acts as a vital watershed and wildlife corridor, a link between the great southern wildernesses of Okefenokee Swamp and Osceola National Forest. Photos and drawings by Raven Waters. She lives with her husband, Raven Waters, and adolescent daughter. Pinhook Swamp acts as a vital watershed and wildlife corridor, a link between the great southern wildernesses of Okefenokee Swamp and Osceola National Forest.

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pinhook finding wholeness in a fragmented land janisse ray

The book won the American Book Award, the Southern Book Critics Circle Award, and the Southern Environmental Law Center Award for Outstanding Writing on the Southern environment. Together Okefenokee, Osceola, and Pinhook form one of the largest expanse of protected wild land east of the Mississippi River. In lyrical, down-home prose, she draws together the swamp's need for restoration and the human desire for wholeness and wildness in our own lives and landscapes. Her first book, Ecology of a Cracker Childhood, recounts her experiences growing up in a junkyard, the daughter of a poor, white, fundamentalist Christian family. And in turn, be compelled to save it.

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pinhook finding wholeness in a fragmented land janisse ray

This is one of America's last truly wild places, andPinhook Pinhook takes us into its heart. Ecology of a Cracker Childhood was a New York Times Notable Book and was chosen as the Book All Georgians Should Read. Around them, the world changes. This is one of America's last truly wild places, and Pinhook takes us into its heart. The book interweaves family history and memoir with natural history writing—specifically, descriptions of the ecology of the vanishing longleaf pine forests that once blanketed much of the South.

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