The Hopes of Snakes: And Other Tales from the Urban Landscape

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A debut essay collection by one of the best new nature writers "It's been a while since I stopped being surprised by nature in 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." As a child in suburban Maryland, Lisa Couturier spent all her time outdoors, playing with snakes and toads and exploring every inch of what nature offered. Her parents were convinced that she would head out West as an adult, in search of wild lands and animals. ...

The Hopes of Snakes: And Other Tales from the Urban Landscape 2006, Beacon Press (MA), Boston, MA

ISBN-13: 9780807085653

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The Hopes of Snakes: And Other Tales from the Urban Landscape 2005, Beacon Press (MA), Boston, MA

ISBN-13: 9780807085646

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