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Based upon childhood memory and his naturalist's journals, A Place between the Tides is the story of Harry Thurston's return to the beloved environment of his boyhood when he moves to the Old Marsh on the banks of the Tidnish River in Nova Scotia. The book describes the seasons in the life of the marsh as filtered through two decades of Thurston's living there.Blending acuBased upon childhood memory and his naturalist's journals, A Place between the Tides is the story of Harry Thurston's return to the beloved environment of his boyhood when he moves to the Old Marsh on the banks of the Tidnish River in Nova Scotia. The book describes the seasons in the life of the marsh as filtered through two decades of Thurston's living there.Blending acute analysis and a poet's lyricism,Thurston explores and examines one of the most productive and biologically diverse habitats on Earth. This is a story of the salt marsh, but it is also the story of a personal odyssey, a homecoming for Thurston as a naturalist, culminating in the re-discovery of the bounty of nature where land meets sea....

Title : A Place between the Tides: A Naturalist's Reflections on the Salt Marsh
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ISBN : 9781553650355
Format Type : Paperback
Number of Pages : 240 Pages
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A Place between the Tides: A Naturalist's Reflections on the Salt Marsh Reviews

  • Donna Wellard
    2019-03-02 09:09

    A charming and wonderful book about the seasonal rhythms of nature.i enjoyed it very much. One of my fave bits... Black duck females now tend to prefer the foppish mallards as partners, consigning the black duck drakes to the status of cuckolds. Bright and flashy does make it in nature, as in showbusiness, it seems! Ha...love it

  • Joe Mac
    2019-02-23 14:00

    enjoyed the transition of the seasons impressed be the minutia of detail and daily observances ,oh to be a naturalist sounds like a great life draws me to revisit n.s. after 25 years recalls to me the natural beauty of the peninsula