The Resource Zoro's field : my life in the Appalachian Woods, (electronic resource)

Zoro's field : my life in the Appalachian Woods, (electronic resource)

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Zoro's field : my life in the Appalachian Woods
Title
Zoro's field
Title remainder
my life in the Appalachian Woods
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Language
eng
Summary
After a long absence from his native southern Appalachians, Thomas Rain Crowe returned to live alone deep in the North Carolina woods. This is Crowe's chronicle of that time when, for four years, he survived by his own hand without electricity, plumbing, modern-day transportation, or regular income. It is a Walden for today, paced to nature's rhythms and cycles and filled with a wisdom one gains only through the pursuit of a consciously simple, spiritual, environmentally responsible life. Crowe made his home in a small cabin he had helped to build years before-at a restless age when he could not have imagined that the place would one day call him back. The cabin sat on what was once the farm of an old mountain man named Zoro Guice. As we absorb Crowe's sharp observations on southern Appalachian natural history, we also come to know Zoro and the other singular folk who showed Crowe the mountain ways that would see him through those four years. Crowe writes of many things: digging a root cellar, being a good listener, gathering wood, living in the moment, tending a mountain garden. He explores profound questions on wilderness, self-sufficiency, urban growth, and ecological overload. Yet we are never burdened by their weight but rather enriched by his thoughtfulness and delighted by his storytelling
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Crowe, Thomas Rain
Dewey number
  • 811.54
  • B
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Crowe, Thomas Rain
  • Crowe, Thomas Rain
  • Poets, American
  • Poets, American
  • Wilderness areas
  • Wilderness areas
  • Poets, American
  • Electronic books
  • Solitude
  • Appalachian Region, Southern
  • Polk County (N.C.)
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adult
Label
Zoro's field : my life in the Appalachian Woods, (electronic resource)
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online resource
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  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
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multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780820342405
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
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12442756
Publisher number
MWT12442756
Specific material designation
remote
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Zoro's field : my life in the Appalachian Woods, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Distribution
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
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780820342405
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
12442756
Publisher number
MWT12442756
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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