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Riverwalking: Reflections on Moving Water

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Kathleen Dean Moore is a stunning new voice among the literary naturalists. Her writing, like that of Annie Dillard or Edward Hoagland, shows us a vast, complex, partly hidden and startling world that has always been right before our eyes. In these twenty elegant and provocative essays, she invites us to travel through the West with her, and often with her family, as she rafts down rapids, hikes through dunes, camps in the desert, and walks along riverbanks. All along the way, she shares her remarkable observations about the life - both human and otherwise - that is sustained by rivers. Moore ponders love, loss, motherhood, happiness, evolution, and country music with ease and acuity.Moore is a philosopher by training and a naturalist by sentiment. The way in which she sees the world and way in which she gracefully imparts how she sees it, is a mixture of both disciplines: part keen analysis, part sumptuous embrace, of all that she sees, hears, and feels in the moving water of rivers and of memory.The result is Riverwalking, a collection that is enlightening, moving, and brilliantly conceived. (61/4 X 91/4, 180 pages)

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In twenty elegant essays flow Moore's life as a professor of philosophy, down the natural channels of her native streams and rivers of the Pacific Northwest watershed. "Moore's collection sparkles as brightly as one of her sun-dappled streams". — Kirkus Reviews

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In twenty provocative essays Moore invites us to share the natural world Z99 her as she rafts down rapids hikes through dunes and walks along riverbanks

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jppsirus1, January 21, 2007 (view all comments by jppsirus1)
Kathleen Dean Moore's book of essays is very successful in its ability to evoke a strong emotional response within a reader. Most readers will find they have a hard time closing the pages of this book, as the stories are entertaining enough to keep a reader reading, and the messages held within can be related to nearly any contemporary American audience. The natural flow of the essays move the reader from an almost entirely sensory experience to a very intellectualy stimulating finale, all with ease.
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Product Details

ISBN:
9781558214088
Subtitle:
Reflections on Moving Water
Author:
Moore, Kathleen Dean
Publisher:
Lyons Press
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Rivers
Subject:
Nature
Subject:
Essays
Subject:
Human ecology
Subject:
Moore, Kathleen Dean
Copyright:
Edition Number:
First edition
Edition Description:
First
Series Volume:
no. 3
Publication Date:
19950901
Binding:
Hardback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
180
Dimensions:
9 x 6 in

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"Synopsis" by , In twenty elegant essays flow Moore's life as a professor of philosophy, down the natural channels of her native streams and rivers of the Pacific Northwest watershed. "Moore's collection sparkles as brightly as one of her sun-dappled streams". — Kirkus Reviews
"Synopsis" by , In twenty provocative essays Moore invites us to share the natural world Z99 her as she rafts down rapids hikes through dunes and walks along riverbanks
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