The Resource Dark waters dancing to a breeze : a literary companion to rivers and lakes, edited and with an introduction by Wayne Grady

Dark waters dancing to a breeze : a literary companion to rivers and lakes, edited and with an introduction by Wayne Grady

Label
Dark waters dancing to a breeze : a literary companion to rivers and lakes
Title
Dark waters dancing to a breeze
Title remainder
a literary companion to rivers and lakes
Statement of responsibility
edited and with an introduction by Wayne Grady
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Humans' fascination with water finds full expression in this stellar collection. Included are writings from Mark Twain, who marvels at the teeming humanity on the Ganges; Henry Stanley, searching for Livingston and discovering instead Lake Albert Edward; as well as selections from A Complete Angler and A River Runs Through It ; and more than a dozen other classic works by explorers, adventurers, natural historians, and novelists
Member of
Cataloging source
CNCGM
Dewey number
808.84/9321693
Index
no index present
LC call number
PN6071.W37
LC item number
D37 2007eb
Literary form
mixed forms
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Series statement
Literary Companions To ... Ser
Label
Dark waters dancing to a breeze : a literary companion to rivers and lakes, edited and with an introduction by Wayne Grady
Publication
Note
Co-published by the David Suzuki Foundation
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- Concerning rivers / Izaak Walton -- A flood / John James Audubon -- My visit to Niagara / Nathaniel Hawthorne -- The lake of salt / Charles Darwin -- The Tocantins and Cametá / Henry Walter Bates -- Ganges, the great purifier / Mark Twain -- The source of the Albertine Nile / Henry Morton Stanley -- Speckled trout / John Burroughs -- Lake Ontario / Rupert Brooke -- The Thames / Theodore Dreiser -- The St. Lawrence / Henry Beston -- Falling water / Donald Culross Peattie -- The Fraser / Bruce Hutchison -- The Big Blackfoot / Norman Maclean -- Awash in the Baleh / Redmond Haig-Brown -- The Hawkesbury / Kate Grenville -- We start up the great Missouri / William Least Heat-Moon -- Rivertops / Ted Williams -- The tree and the trout / Kevin Van Tighem -- Adoration of a hose / David James Duncan -- Bank deposits / Trevor Herriot -- Superior / Jill Frayne -- Farewell to the Nineteenth Century / John McPhee -- Acknowledgments
Control code
ocn666229453
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (171 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781282696112
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
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.b35816697
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)666229453
  • pebcs1282696114

Library Locations

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