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The hopes of snakes, and other tales from the urban landscape

by Lisa Couturier

  • 369 Want to read
  • 26 Currently reading

Published by Beacon Press in Boston .
Written in English

    Places:
  • New York (State),
  • New York,
  • Washington Metropolitan Area
    • Subjects:
    • Urban animals -- New York (State) -- New York -- Anecdotes,
    • Urban animals -- Washington Metropolitan Area -- Anecdotes

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesHopes of snakes
      StatementLisa Couturier.
      GenreAnecdotes.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQL195 .C68 2005
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiv, 159 p. cm.
      Number of Pages159
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3294305M
      ISBN 100807085642
      LC Control Number2004015081

      Her book The Hopes of Snakes explores the wild in urban spaces and the connections between the human and the nonhuman. Couturier’s work has appeared in Orion, Isotope, the American Nature Writing series, E Magazine, The Center for Humans and Nature's City Creatures, and National Geographic’s Heart of a Nation, among other publications. I know of no book about gardens that comes close to the beauty of Sharon White's Vanished Gardens. Her lyrical prose moves effortlessly through the centuries, through the stories and histories of people and flowers, of rivers and plants. Stunning work. —Lisa Couturier, author of The Hopes of Snakes & Other Tales from the Urban Landscape.

      Lisa Couturier is a writer, poet and animal advocate. Her collection of essays, The Hopes of Snakes (), is described as “beautiful, intelligent, and /5(12). The Hopes Of Snakes: And Other Tales From The Urban Landscape. Couturier, Lisa. Published by Beacon Pr. ISBN 10 And Other Tales From The Urban Landscape. Couturier, Lisa. Published by Beacon Pr. ISBN Can't remember the title or the author of a book? Our BookSleuth is specially designed for you. Visit BookSleuth;.

      Die urbane Ökokritik In The Hopes of Snakes & Other Tales from the Urban Landscape bemerkt Lisa Couturier It’s been a while since I stopped being surprised by New York City, which is, after all, simply a name we’ve given this landscape – a label meaningless to the birds, the turtles, the river. The Hopes of Snakes: And Other Tales from the Urban Landscape by Lisa Couturier Country Living Gardener A Blessing of Toads: A Gardener's Guide to Living with Nature by Sharon Lovejoy Survival at 40 Below by Debbie S. Miller.


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Many animals, including some exotic ones, flourish along the margins of suburban development: red-tailed hawks, coyotes, snakes. Lisa Couturier tells Jennifer Ludden about her book. The Hopes of Snakes: And Other Tales from the Urban Landscape by Lisa Couturier ISBN ISBN Paperback; Boston, Massachusetts, U.s.a.: Beacon Press, ; ISBN About The Hopes of Snakes.

In The Hopes of Snakes, Lisa Couturier celebrates the stories of forgotten, overlooked animals who have adapted nobly to city and suburban life in the sharp perception and deep humanity, she has found what is so remarkable in the nature we see most often and illuminated it like no one before her.

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Dust cover is intact; pages are clean and are not marred by notes or folds of any kind. Lisa Couturier is the author of the Beacon Press book The Hopes of Snakes and Other Tales from the Urban Landscape. Host Steve Curwood talks with her about her new book, "The Hopes of Snakes and Other Tales from the Urban Landscape." Transcript CURWOOD: Bears in suburban backyards may generate headlines, but there are plenty of other wild species quietly trying to make a living in the various corners of the sprawling megalopolis along the eastern seaboard.

Couturier's new book, The Hopes of Snakes: And Other Tales From the Urban Landscape, might be called a manifesto for misunderstood creatures. She writes about bald eagles at Great Falls, beavers on the C&O Canal towpath, foxes in Rock Creek Park.I know of no book about gardens that comes close to the beauty of Sharon White's Vanished Gardens.

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