TITLE

Northward

AUTHOR(S)
Oates, David
PUB. DATE
June 2009
SOURCE
High Country News;6/22/2009, Vol. 41 Issue 11, p30
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Essay
ABSTRACT
An essay is presented on nature and urban life. The author relates his experience of communion with nature as a form of escape to the unrest and loneliness of the city. He also shares his observations regarding the association of global warming and the global unpredictabilities specifically citing the migration of birds. Likewise, he reflects on the utopia that can be offered by nature yet often neglected by people.
ACCESSION #
43048118

 

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