Ê The Strangler Fig and Other Tales: Field Notes of a Conservationist || ☆ PDF Download by ð Mary A. Hood

By Mary A. Hood | Comments: ( 419 ) | Date: ( May 30, 2020 )

Hood s travel memoir is a lyrical journey to places of great natural beauty and biological importance As a poet and a scientist, she uses the language of both to recapture our human connection to nature Her stories of tropical rain forests, deserts and prairies reveal the vulnerability of natural places and the consequences of unsustainable exploitation and urbanization.Hood s travel memoir is a lyrical journey to places of great natural beauty and biological importance As a poet and a scientist, she uses the language of both to recapture our human connection to nature Her stories of tropical rain forests, deserts and prairies reveal the vulnerability of natural places and the consequences of unsustainable exploitation and urbanization These essays are an act of conservation, to preserve places encountered and cared about, as part of our biological and historical heritage This inspiring and informative work will be valuable for those interested in nature or travel memoirs, creative writing, ethnographic writing, and for all who are concerned with our broader sense of place in the global environment.


  • Title: The Strangler Fig and Other Tales: Field Notes of a Conservationist
  • Author: Mary A. Hood
  • ISBN: 9780759106772
  • Page: 330
  • Format: Paperback

About Author:

Mary A. Hood

Mary A Hood is professor emerita at the University of West Florida In addition to her books, she has published general articles on conservation and the environment, and numerous scientific articles in the field of microbial ecology.



Comments The Strangler Fig and Other Tales: Field Notes of a Conservationist

  • Rosalie

    I reviewed this book in the summer 2008 issue of Calyx journal:The Strangler Fig and Other Tales is a wide-ranging collection of travel and nature writing. The author, Mary A. Hood, is a published poet and retired microbiology professor whose writing draws on her many identities and gifts: a scientist’s eye, a poet’s voice, a feminist’s insight, and a conservationist’s passion. The twenty essays explore numerous regions of the Americas; a few chapters venture as far as Africa and Indones [...]


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